Mark Walsh SC
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.

Some recent cases in which Mark has appeared include:
Manny v David Lardner Lawyers (No 2) [2021] ACTSC 289
McLennan v Meyer Vandenberg 2020 ACTCA 7
Leda Commercial Properties Pty Ltd v Brenda Hungerford Pty Ltd [2018] ACTCA 17
Goran Petrovic v Dr Anthony Johnson [2017] NSWDC 205
Read v Burns [2017] ACTSC 184
Hobson v Northern Sydney Local Health District [2017] NSWSC 589
Tuggeranong Town Centre Pty Ltd v Brenda Hungerford Pty Ltd (No 2) [2017] ACTSC 88
Europa International Pty Ltd v Child [2016] NSWSC 923
Europa International Pty Ltd v Child (No 2) [2016] NSWSC 1275

Mark has been recognised in Best Lawyers for professional negligence since 2017 and recently in Doyles Guide for Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Barristers – Canberra, 2020