Mark founded the firm in 2006 and is the Principal.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree and Bachelor of Science Degree. Mark has also undertaken postgraduate studies and has obtained a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Sydney.
During Mark’s legal studies, he received two academic awards from The Sydney University Law Extension Committee for achieving first place in two subjects.
Mark is admitted as a legal practitioner in The Supreme Court of NSW and The High Court of Australia.
Mark is a highly experienced lawyer and has worked on a wide range of legal matters from international construction and infrastructure projects to small business and individual matters.
Mark practices in Commercial and Business Law, providing advice on complex business transactions, business sales and purchases, criminal matters and civil litigation. He has extensive court experience and regularly appears in the local, district and supreme courts.
Mark has been nominated by the President of The Law Society for an Access to Justice Award.
William holds a Masters of Laws Degree & Legal Practice from the University of Technology and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (major in Accountancy) from the University of Wollongong and is admitted as a legal practitioner in The Supreme Court of NSW and The High Court of Australia. While William was a member of The NSW Young Lawyers Association he was awarded the NSW Young Lawyer of the Year Award by Justice Harrison.
Since 2003 William has extensive experience working in the areas of Commercial and Corporate Law, Taxation Law, Insolvency Law, Family Law, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law, Property Law and Wills and Estates.
William also holds an Accounting degree and has previously practiced as an accountant in both small and large international chartered accounting firms.
William approaches each client’s matter in a considered and professional manner.
William was born and educated in Australia and is fluent in Japanese.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Communications and Media Studies from The University of Wollongong and is admitted as a legal practitioner in The Supreme Court of NSW.
Tim appears regularly in local, district and supreme court matters.
Tim specialises in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Intellectual Property Law. Tim has a reputation for achieving outstanding results and for his excellent courtroom advocacy.
Tim has a wealth of experience in criminal matters and has appeared in cases including murder, sexual offences, drug trafficking, importation and possession, assault and traffic offences.
Tim takes a practical and strategic approach to his matters and establishes rapport with his clients and assists them through what can be a stressful process.
Sam holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree and a Bachelor of Psychology Degree from The University of Wollongong.
Sam has worked with Brander Smith McKnight since 2014, initially as a paralegal. In this time he has developed a broad range of experience.
He is professional, results oriented and client focused.
While at university, he participated in a number of programs including volunteer legal work at the Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre. He was also extensively involved in The Law Society as a student representative and student mentor.
Sam specialises in Civil Litigation, Employment and Criminal Law.
Hannah was a student at Wollongong University and began her career with our firm as our Intern and continues brings significant support to our team.
Hannah is currently gaining experience in Family Law and Estates.
Lauren Murray is our legal secretary who supports our team on all aspects of their client matters.
Lauren is our client’s first contact into the firm and holds great relationships with each client and appreciates the legal issues that our clients face in their matters.