Mark is a Partner in the Auckland office. Mark heads DAC Beachcroft’s cyber risk and breach response team for Australasia, as well as the regulatory/health and safety team in New Zealand. Mark is a disputes specialist, advising on cases involving competition and regulatory investigations and disputes, tech, resource management and health and safety and financial institutions both nationally and internationally.
Mark’s recent experience includes:
Establishing cyber loss and data breach response teams for clients experiencing data breaches;
Advising on the aftermath of the theft by hackers of personal data confidential from a mobile telecoms company;
Advising insurers in respect of a global phishing attach on an insured technology company;
Defending clients in two high profile New Zealand anti-competition High Court cases in the real estate and the rural livestock markets;
Advising numerous companies in the defence of health and safety investigations involving multiple fatalities and serious harm;
Defending accountants, lawyers and valuers in High Court litigation and disciplinary matters.