February 27, 2024
Doyle's Guide

Mark Steele, Marino Law

Mark obtained his Bachelor of Laws with first class honours from QUT in 2009 and is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia.

Mark regularly acts for and advises many leading insolvency practitioners throughout Queensland and Australia on a variety of matters.

Mark’s experience includes:

  • providing high level advisory and restructuring advice;
  • providing advice with respect to:
  • the validity and enforcement of securities;
  • oppressive conduct claims pursuant to the Corporations Act;
  • claims against directors for breaches of the Corporations Act;
  • derivative actions pursuant to the Corporations Act;
  • winding up companies on the just and equitable ground as well as insolvency;
  • public examinations;
  • setting aside Deeds of Company Arrangement; and
  • various issues arising in insolvency administrations;
  • acting for liquidators and defendants in proceedings for the recovery of property or compensation for creditors commenced pursuant to Part 5.7B of the Corporations Act;
  • making applications for urgent injunctions;
  • making and defending applications to have statutory demands set aside; and
  • commencing and defending a wide range of commercial disputes in all State Courts and the Federal Court of Australia including:
  • proceedings with respect to setting aside fraudulent mortgages in Queensland and Victoria;
  • partnership and shareholder disputes;
  • disputes seeking equitable relief in the form of constructive and resulting trust;
  • consumer law disputes including allegations of misleading and deceptive conduct.

Prior to commencing work at Marino Law, Mark worked in the corporate insolvency and litigation division of a top tier law firm in Brisbane where he acted for liquidators and receivers on numerous and complex appointments.

Mark has a very wide and diverse work experience. Before his admission as a Solicitor, Mark worked for fifteen years in the funds management and banking industries in Australia and Singapore in various roles including foreign currency trading and portfolio management.

Mark is currently studying for a Masters Degree in Commercial Litigation with the College of Law and expects to complete those studies in early 2019.

Qualifications and memberships:

Bachelor of Law (First Class Honours)

Bachelor of Science

Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance

Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland

Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

Member of the Queensland Law Society

+61 7 5526 0157
Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast
Contact Email
Gold Coast

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