Mark Sheldon
Mark Sheldon

Mark accepts briefs in all areas of commercial law, but has special expertise in engineering and construction disputes, and insurance and reinsurance claims. In 2016 Mark was named as a recommended barrister in the Doyles list of leading constructions barristers in New South Wales. In 2017 he was named in Doyles Guide’s Emerging Construction & Infrastructure Junior Counsel New South Wales.

Mark was called to the Bar in 2015, after spending a year as Tipstaff to the Hon. Justice Einstein in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and 4 years as a solicitor at Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Arnold Bloch Leibler. His experience spans a broad range of dispute resolution mechanisms, including litigation, domestic and international arbitration, expert determination, and mediation. While at Corrs, Mark was seconded to the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) where he was involved in the drafting of the ACICA Arbitration Rules.

Mark is a headnote author for the New South Wales Law Reports. Together with John West QC, Mark authored the catchwords for Domestic Commercial Arbitration for the New South Wales Law Reports.



  • Admitted to the NSW Bar: 2015
  • Admitted as a Solicitor: 2012


  • LLB (Hons), UNSW 2010
  • BCom (Distinction), UNSW 2010