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Mark Stevens

Admitted 1988

High Court & Federal Court of Australia
Supreme Court of New South Wales


Supreme Court of the ACT

Prior to being admitted to the Bar:

1982 to 1987

Law Clerk/Paralegal A R Conolly & Co and subsequently Neville & Edwards

1987 to 1988

Associate to Judge N Newton, District Court of New South Wales

1989 to date

Barrister in full time practice at the Bar in New South Wales and other Jurisdictions in Australia

2002 to late 2007

Head of Chambers and Chairman of Edmund Barton Chambers

1994 to date

Various directorships on private and non private entities. Member of the New South Wales Bar Association, Member of the NSW Bar Association Professional Conduct Committee Professional Conduct Committee (2 years), examiner/marker for Ethics for New South Wales Bar Examinations (4 years)

Areas of Practice

Extensively practice in the Federal Court of Australia (Full Court and General Division), the Supreme Court (Court of Appeal, Commercial, Equity, Companies List, Common Law Divisions), Land & Environment Court, District Court of New South Wales & Dust Diseases Tribunal.

Mediations including before Sir Laurence Street, Trevor Morling QC, John Fitzgerald QC, Grahame Berecry.

Areas of practice include:- environmental and planning law, commercial, equity, insurance law and construction/building law, insolvency and corporation. This has included work in general commercial litigation; contractual and statutory interpretation and enforcement; equitable actions and estate matters, corporations law matters; insolvency law; insurance policy litigation, including policies for commercial, professional, occupiers, manufacturing, and general liability/insurance and life products; and varied building law matters and disputes.

Preparation and presentation of papers and seminars on a regular basis.