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Practice groupFamily & Relationship Law
Mark, together with Craig Henderson, is co-head of Lander & Rogers' Family & Relationship Law group. He is a member of Lander & Rogers' board and is National Practice Group Leader for the Family & Relationship Law group.
Mark has regularly been involved in family law and domestic relationship litigation which has involved defended custody and access cases and complex property proceedings. The property cases have involved all aspects of property law including trusts, large manufacturing companies and other large trading entities, valuation disputes in relation to professional practices, farming properties and partnerships. He also has extensive experience in cases involving applications under the Child Support Assessment Act and domestic relationship property law claims under the Property Law Amendment Act.
Mark regularly provides seminars and prepares papers for professional and other counselling organisations and receives regular and significant referral work from accountants, solicitors, barristers, psychologists and welfare organisations.
Mark was named Lawyers Weekly Family Law Partner of the Year 2016. He is recognised in the 2012 -2019 editions of Best Lawyers in Australia for his expertise in Family law, and is ranked Preeminent in Doyles Guide's Leading Australian Family Lawyers, 2015 - 2017.
Mark's areas of expertise include:
- property settlements and commercial advice;
- cohabitation and pre-nuptial agreements;
- taxation implications of separations and settlements;
- restructuring of business affairs;
- all children’s issues including residence and contact;
- spousal maintenance;
- child support;
- injunctions and restraining orders; and
Mark was admitted to practice in 1984 and joined Lander & Rogers in 1991.
Completed training in Collaborative Law and Mediation.
Accredited Specialist in Family Law.
Completed training with Harvard Business School in Leading Professional Services Firms.
- Member of Family Law Section Law Institute of Victoria and the Family Law Council of Australia.
- Member of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL).
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