Mark Costello

Bar Roll: 2011 Admitted: 2005
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Mark practises in all areas of commercial litigation as well as constitutional and administrative law. He has appeared in courts in all states and has also appeared before various arbitral tribunals. 

His commercial law experience spans class actions, contract disputes, competition law, corporate insolvency, engineering disputes, professional indemnity claims and regulatory litigation.

His public law experience includes a broad range of constitutional and administrative law litigation and advice, from the Administrative Appeals Tribunal through to the High Court of Australia. 

He has appeared in various Royal Commissions, including as Counsel Assisting the Financial Services Royal Commission.

He was previously a Senior Fellow of the Monash University Faculty of Law.

Before coming to the Bar, Mark was a commercial litigation solicitor with Minter Ellison and Arnold Bloch Leibler and an Associate to a Justice of the High Court of Australia.

 

 

*Liability limited to a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

ArbitrationBanking & FinanceBanking, Finance & InsolvencyClass ActionsCommercialCompetitionConflict of LawsConstitutional LawCorporate & CommercialCorporationsElectoral LawEquity & TrustsExpert DeterminationInsolvencyInsuranceInternational ArbitrationJudicial ReviewLand ValuationMerits ReviewMigrationProfessional NegligenceProperty, Planning, Environment & ResourcesPublic International LawPublic LawRegulatoryRoyal Commissions/Government InquiriesSecuritiesTrade Practices/Consumer ProtectionWills And Probate
  • Mark Costello – “Administrative Review in Other Jurisdictions” in Mortimer D (ed), Administrative Justice and its Availability, Federation Press, 2015.
  • Mark Costello – “Advising the Directors and Management of an Entity in Financial Crisis” (with Sloan and Kimpton) in Maiden S (ed), Insolvent Investments, LexisNexis, 2015.

QUALIFICATIONS

LLB, LLM

Mark Costello

Bar Roll: 2011 Admitted: 2005
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Profile

Mark practises in all areas of commercial litigation as well as constitutional and administrative law. He has appeared in courts in all states and has also appeared before various arbitral tribunals. 

His commercial law experience spans class actions, contract disputes, competition law, corporate insolvency, engineering disputes, professional indemnity claims and regulatory litigation.

His public law experience includes a broad range of constitutional and administrative law litigation and advice, from the Administrative Appeals Tribunal through to the High Court of Australia. 

He has appeared in various Royal Commissions, including as Counsel Assisting the Financial Services Royal Commission.

He was previously a Senior Fellow of the Monash University Faculty of Law.

Before coming to the Bar, Mark was a commercial litigation solicitor with Minter Ellison and Arnold Bloch Leibler and an Associate to a Justice of the High Court of Australia.

 

 

*Liability limited to a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

ArbitrationBanking & FinanceBanking, Finance & InsolvencyClass ActionsCommercialCompetitionConflict of LawsConstitutional LawCorporate & CommercialCorporationsElectoral LawEquity & TrustsExpert DeterminationInsolvencyInsuranceInternational ArbitrationJudicial ReviewLand ValuationMerits ReviewMigrationProfessional NegligenceProperty, Planning, Environment & ResourcesPublic International LawPublic LawRegulatoryRoyal Commissions/Government InquiriesSecuritiesTrade Practices/Consumer ProtectionWills And Probate

Cases

Publication

  • Mark Costello – “Administrative Review in Other Jurisdictions” in Mortimer D (ed), Administrative Justice and its Availability, Federation Press, 2015.
  • Mark Costello – “Advising the Directors and Management of an Entity in Financial Crisis” (with Sloan and Kimpton) in Maiden S (ed), Insolvent Investments, LexisNexis, 2015.

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS

LLB, LLM