Mark Hickey has been appointed as Chairman of the Board at Sparke Helmore Lawyers.
Based in the firm’s Newcastle office, Mark is a Partner in the Corporate Group and has more than 20 years’ experience in corporate transactions, capital raisings and property infrastructure development. He has advised on a number of major property and infrastructure projects in Australia and the Middle East, as well as the listing of a number of companies on the ASX and Alternate Investment Market in the UK.
“I congratulate Mark on his appointment to the role and look forward to working closely with him during his tenure,” Jesse Webb, National Managing Partner, said.
“I have no doubt his experience in a wide range of other leadership positions over the years will prove invaluable in this role. I also want to take this opportunity to thank our exiting Chairman, John Coorey, for his valuable contribution and leadership over the past three years.”
Mark joined the firm in 2000 and leads the Corporate team in the Hunter region. He provides corporate advisory services involving transactional mergers, acquisitions and disposals for mid-market SMEs in the mining services, bio-techs, technology and engineering sectors.
Mark is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Board of HunterNet.
We’ve come a long way since our doors first opened in the Hunter in 1882. We’ve had an office in Sydney since the ‘60s and we recently opened our ninth office in Darwin.
We cover five key areas of law – Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Insurance, Government, Statutory Lines of Insurance and Workplace – with more than 30 specialised areas of expertise. We’re a truly national, full service and proudly Australian firm that delivers results through deep collaboration with our clients. Wherever our clients need us, that’s where we’ll be.
Covering a big country needs a big team—we’re more than 900 people now and still growing. And in true Australian spirit, we’re friendly, approachable and easy to work with. And when you work with one of us, you get the expertise of all of us.