David W Marks QC, Tax Barrister, Brisbane
I am a commercial silk, first and foremost. I litigate commercial
matters. I provide advice in commercial matters.
Principally, I practice tax and revenue law. I also have a general
Chancery practice. I appear in commercial and administrative
This involves everything from commercial contracts to
professional negligence - & from company disputes, to reviewing
tax posture of large corporations.
I also appear in private client matters, about trusts and estates.
I have increasingly been involved in professional conduct
matters, principally as a member of STEP's disciplinary panel.
My chambers are in Brisbane, Australia. I accept instructions to
appear in any Australian jurisdiction.
From 1990, I worked in tax for 10 years, with a large solicitors'
firm. I was called to the private Bar in 2000, and took silk in 2015.
I accept instructions from lawyers.
Also, I accept instructions for opinion briefs from accountants
who are members of the major professional associations.
I do not accept direct instructions from the general public. Your
solicitor or other professional adviser can help you decide
whether you need a barrister. They will then instruct me or
another barrister, as needed.
Call to enquire about my rates, as rates are subject to change
from time to time. I meet the market, and am open in my
discussion of the value proposition for the client at each stage of
I require a junior for appearance matters. For advice matters it is
often economical to engage a junior with me, for timely provision
of advice. As no two matters are alike, please call to discuss.
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