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Asia-Pacific Guide
Individual Profile

Mark Dempsey SC

7 Wentworth Selborne - Sydney

Mark Dempsey SC - 7 Wentworth Selborne
  • 180 Philip Street
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • NSW 2000

Profile submitted by Mark Dempsey SC

Practice Areas

Construction & infrastructure, commercial and equity, insurance, appellate, international and domestic arbitration, mediation

Professional Memberships

Bar Associations of NSW and ACT, Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), Fellow and panel arbitrator of Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA), panel Arbitrator and Mediator at the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA ), member of International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), Society of Construction Law (Australia & UK) (SoCL), and AMPLA (the Resources and Energy Law Association), and the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation.


Mark is a highly experienced advocate with a wide ranging commercial practice. He has been consistently acclaimed as a leading Silk in construction and infrastructure law. He has appeared in some of the most highly complex and technical disputes in this field and has represented significant clients across a broad range of industries, including the construction, engineering, mining and transport sectors for 30 years, both domestically and internationally. Mark’s international practice has also seen him appear in major arbitrations, particularly in the Asia Pacific Region. History: 2004 - appointed Senior Counsel - New South Wales 1988 - admitted to the Bar 1982 - 1988 Solicitor with Allens, Sydney(Corporate, Finance and Litigation) 2012 - Arbitrator (FCIArb), 2014 - accredited Mediator