Mark Brookes

Mark Brookes

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Mark Brookes is a Partner in the Professional Liability team.

Mark specialises in a broad spectrum of insurance matters and commercial disputes, specialising in professional liability and directors' and officers' claims.

The matters in which Mark is primarily involved are complex, high value and multi-party disputes involving allegations of negligence, breach of contract/retainer, fraud and Trade Practices Act and Corporations Act breaches.  In the area of professional liability, his practice includes advising clients on insurance policy and contractual indemnity issues, and the prospects of recovery against other parties.  The breadth of Mark's experience enables him to provide clients with comprehensive strategies for resolving disputes as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.

Mark has acted in a number of jurisdictions, and practised in London from 1993 until 2000.  Mark is a past president of the Queensland Chapter of the Australian Professional Indemnity Group, a role he held since 2008, and a member of the Australian Insurance Law Association and the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators.

Practice Areas


  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2020, 2019 and 2018 - Alternative Dispute Resolution; Insurance Law; Professional Malpractice Litigation
  • Preeminent Leading Queensland Professional Indemnity Lawyer in Doyle's Guide 2018, 2017 and 2016
  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2017 - Insurance Law
  • Leading Queensland Medical Negligence & Malpractice Lawyer (Defendant) in Doyle's Guide 2016
  • Leading Brisbane Professional Indemnity Lawyer in Doyle's Guide 2015


Publications, Professional Guides and Presentations

Professional Guides and other documents