Born and bred in Wellington, Mark has been practicing law for over 40 years, formerly as a partner in a Wellington Legal Firm until he set up his own practice. His clients regard him as knowledgeable, pragmatic and personable. He is highly regarded by the legal community as an expert on property, wills, trusts and general family matters. Mark is a Rotarian and past member of the Wellington College Board of Trustees. He holds various directorships and positions on commercial boards, has close ties to the Chinese community and speaks Cantonese. Mark is a fervent Hurricanes, All Blacks and Black Caps supporter and a fair weather biker.