Mark Brabazon SC
Mark Brabazon SC

Mark Brabazon took silk in 2008.  He acts for private and government clients in tax, equity and commercial cases, in public and administrative law, and in general appeals.  His practice covers all stages from planning, advice and investigation through ADR and trial litigation to final appeal.  He is the author of ‘The Application of Tax Treaties to Fiscally Transparent Entities’ in the Global Tax Treaty Commentaries (IBFD online, 2018), and his doctoral thesis on the international taxation of trust income is to be published by Cambridge University Press.

Mark is the chair of the Council of Law Reporting for New South Wales.  His professional and academic writings have been published in journals including the Australian Law Journal, British Tax Review, Australian Tax Forum, Australian Tax Review, New Zealand Journal of Tax Law and Policy, Australian Bar Review and Australian GST Journal.

Mark is also the chair of the Costs and Fees Committee of the New South Wales Bar Association, and is recognised as an expert on the law relating to legal costs.

Selected recent publications can be seen on:
SSRN and in the Sydney Law School Research Papers Series.


  • Admitted as a Barrister: 1988
  • Appointed Senior Counsel: 2008


  • PhD (SYD)
  • LLM (UQ)
  • BA (UQ)