Mark Hickey

        Chairman (Asia Pacific)

        Mark is the Chairman for DWF’s Asia Pacific Region. He is based in our Newcastle office and helps lead the Real Estate, Corporate and Commercial practices.

        Mark specialises in advising on corporate transactions, capital raisings, and major development projects. His experience spans more than 20 years, during which he has advised on property and infrastructure projects in Australia and the Middle East. Mark helps clients by providing corporate advisory services involving transactional mergers, acquisitions and disposals for mid-market SMEs in the mining services, bio-tech, technology and engineering sectors. Mark’s work also includes capital raisings and IPO listings on both the ASX and AIM UK exchanges. He also works on corporate reconstructions for mid-market clients and distressed companies.

        He is particularly focused on restructuring businesses for mergers and private equity investment and advising company Boards on legal strategies for mergers, equity raisings and restructures.

        Mark’s property experience includes working on syndicated property developments and property related IPOs, as well as large institutional, private and public joint ventures relating to port infrastructures.

        Outside of work Mark enjoys surfing, sailing, snow skiing and mountain biking.

        Mark is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales. He is also a community leader in charities and has been the Chairman of the Red Shield Appeal (The Salvation Army) for three successive years.
        • Included in the Best Lawyers Australia list for Corporate/Governance Practice, 2019 & 2020
        • Included in the Best Lawyers Australia list for Real Property Law, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020

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