Mark Standen

Mark Standen has more than 25 years' experience in commercial and financial services sector M&A transactions and leads the firm's Financial Services Industry Group. Mark is also a senior member of the our Corporate HQ Advisory Team.

He has a strong practice advising on Corporations Act and Listing Rule compliance, mergers and acquisitions, demutualisations, insurance industry restructuring, joint ventures, and corporate governance issues including directors' and officers' duties and the law of meetings.

Mark also advises government agencies and government owned corporations on restructuring, statutory interpretation, legislative drafting and regulatory and governance issues.

Some long-standing clients include AMP, Allianz, Ausgrid, Medibank, Macquarie and Suncorp.

Mark regularly lectures on corporate law reform, co-authoring titles on Partnerships and Joint Ventures in Halsbury's Laws of Australia, the Joint Venture section of the Australian Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents and the Meetings Chapter of Australian Corporation Law Principles and Practice.

Areas of expertise include: