Mark Maconachie

Mark Maconachie

Mark is entitled to appear in the courts of all jurisdictions in Australia and New Zealand.

He regularly appears in the Supreme Court of N.S.W. and the Federal Court of Australia. He has conducted proceedings in the High Court of Australia, the N.S.W. Court of Appeal, the N.S.W. Land and Environment Court, the Supreme Court of the A.C.T, the High Court of New Zealand, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, the N.S.W. District Court and the N.S.W. Local Court. Mark accepts briefs to advise and appear in respect of proceedings at all levels of the N.S.W. and Australian Federal court hierarchy, as well as in the High Court of New Zealand. Mark has also appeared in several inquests and inquiries, including the ICAC's Operation Acacia, and in various administrative tribunals. Mark’s approach to any litigation is to seek the most practical solution to any given situation.

His clients include local health authorities, local councils, aboriginal land councils, public companies, financial institutions, private companies and individuals.

Prior to coming to the Bar in 2010 Mark worked as a solicitor in a varied practice that included commercial law and equity, local government law, administrative law, common law and criminal law.

He was Tipstaff to Mr Justice R.S. Hulme in the Supreme Court of NSW from 2004 to 2006.

Select Cases

NT Beverages Group Pty Ltd v PT Bromo Tirta Lestari, in the matter of NT Beverages Group Pty Ltd [2017] FCA 775

Ghosh v Miller (No 2) [2017] FCA 890

Kempsey Shire Council v Slade (2015) 214 LGERA 214; NSWLEC 135

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