Hamilton Locke Appoints Litigation and Restructuring Partner, Mark Schneider

Hamilton Locke has appointed Mark Schneider as a litigation and specialist restructuring partner, located in the firm’s newly launched Brisbane office. This brings our total number of partners to 24, after having appointed nine partners in the past 12 months.

Mark joins from Norton Rose Fulbright and specialises in corporate restructuring, business turnaround, insolvency and commercial litigation. Mark has been a go-to practitioner for major trading and investment banks, secured and unsecured creditors, directors and insolvency practitioners for strategic advice on a range of complex issues for many years. Alongside his alternative dispute resolution expertise, he regularly instructs counsel in the Appellate, Federal, Supreme and District Courts of Australia.

Mark’s experience spans many industry sectors including retail, commercial, rural and residential property, hotels and leisure, telecommunications, mining, energy and resources.

Prior to Hamilton Locke, Mark worked for firms including Norton Rose Fulbright, Henry Davis York, Allens and Dentons in London.

Nick Humphrey, Managing Partner of Hamilton Locke said: “We are delighted to appoint Mark to the firm as a foundation partner for our new Brisbane office. This appointment boosts and complements our existing litigation, restructuring and insolvency capabilities and extends our national reach. His appointment is an important next step as we continue to build our firm’s service offering for our clients. We are very pleased to welcome Mark to the newly launched Brisbane office and are confident that his appointment will be well received in the market.”

Hamilton Locke has recently launched its Brisbane office, further expanding our service offering across Australia. Hamilton Locke is part of diversified professional services firm, Halo Group Holdings. The Brisbane based teams of two other businesses part of Halo Group – Source and The Fold Legal, will be co-located with Hamilton Locke in the Group’s Brisbane office.