Mark Walsh SC
Mark Walsh was admitted as a barrister of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1994, and took silk in 2015. His areas of practice include general litigation, commercial disputes, contract, tort, medical negligence, professional negligence, insurance law and coronial proceedings. Mark has a particular interest in factual disputes,evidence, causation, statutory interpretation, the operation of WCA s151Z in common law proceedings, collateral source recoveries and suggesting practical solutions to “interesting” legal problems.
Mark is a member of the New South Wales Bar Association’s Costs and Fees Committee. Mark is a contributing author to Thomson Reuters’ Civil Practice and Procedure, including the provisions on evidence and expert evidence in Part 31. He regularly lectures on litigation at seminars conducted by the University of New South Wales, including the Litigation Master Class series.
Prior to coming to the Bar, in 1980 Mark graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. He practised as a dentist from 1980 to 1994 including for eight years in his own practice. His study and experience in the profession of dentistry equips him with additional knowledge and insight into litigation involving science, biology, medical or health issues and practice.