Mark is a PhD Candidate in the Faculty of Law and a casual academic at UNSW Australia, teaching in the criminology program in Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. He is the current Commissioning Editor of the Local Government Reporter; a role that he has held since June 2012. The Local Government Reporter is a LexisNexis publication dedicated to publishing articles of relevance to local government and its practitioners.
Mark has had considerable exposure to, and experience in, local government, planning and environmental law. He was an operational assistant at the Land and Environment Court of NSW in 2006 and 2007, before becoming Justice Sheahan’s tipstaff at that same court in 2008.
Between 2009 and 2012 Mark worked as a solicitor in a local government and planning practice in a national mid-tier law firm in its Sydney office. In that position Mark was involved in a range of local government, planning, environmental and compulsory acquisition matters.
Mark has a strong interest in local government, planning, environmental, compulsory acquisition and administrative law, and restorative justice.