Mark Darian-Smith


Mark Darian-Smith

1984 Law Scholar

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Mark Darian-Smith graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours. After graduation, Mark became an articled clerk.

Mark was awarded the Scholarship to complete a BCL at Wadham College, University of Oxford.

Studied at: University of Oxford

Current Biography

Mark Darian-Smith is a senior Partner in King & Wood Mallesons’ Energy, Resources and Projects group. He specialises in advising on strategic and contentious issues on major infrastructure, construction, commercial contracts, trade practices, torts and disputes for clients operating in the mining, energy and resources sectors.

With more than 27 years’ experience in litigation and arbitration, Mark has successfully conducted major strategic commercial litigation and arbitration for a wide variety of clients in the energy and resources, construction and financial services industries.

Mark practises in the Supreme Court and the Federal Court of Australia, as well as in relation to international arbitration matters. He also has extensive experience in the resolution of disputes outside the court system.

Scholarship Year: 1984

Fields of Interest

Civil Law, Law