Mark is a Partner on our Commercial team and advises both Irish and international clients on a range of complex technology matters. He has a particular focus on the areas of software, cloud computing, telecommunications and Fintech.
Mark has developed deep subject matter knowledge and expertise in these areas and often works at the cutting-edge of law and technology when assisting clients in establishing innovative digital products and services. Mark is also an experienced contracts negotiator on behalf of users and suppliers entering into technology projects and sourcing arrangements.
Mark is recognised as a thought leader in the Irish technology law sector. He has recently authored a number of articles for Irish and UK technology publications and presented at national industry conferences. He also regularly coaches organisations on how to negotiate and win better positions in their technology and telecommunications contracts.
As one of the key members of the firm’s foreign direct investment (FDI) practice, Mark specialises in helping fast growing international companies establish operations in Ireland and provides ongoing legal advice as their business develops. Prior to joining the firm, Mark was a Senior Associate at a leading commercial law firm in Australia and he brings this international experience to our team when advising clients doing business in or through Ireland.
Author of ‘Blockchain Technology: Emerging from the Shadows’, published in PLC Magazine, November 2016
Author of ‘Navigating the Fintech legal landscape’ published in BusinessPlus magazine, May 2016
Author of ‘Ireland’s Fintech Sector: Investment and Innovation’, for PaymentCompliance magazine, January 2016
Regular expert contributor on fintech and privacy law for Financier Worldwide magazine
Society for Computers and Law
International Technology Law Association
Fintech & Payments Association of Ireland (FPAI)
International Bar Association
Law Society of New South Wales
New York State Bar
University of Cambridge, MA Law
University of Sydney, Dip Law
Bristol Law School, Legal professional training