Mark Ashhurst

Mark Ashhurst SC

Silk: 2007

Call: 1992

Tel: +61 2 8227 4400

Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Building & Construction
  • Commercial
  • Corporations
  • Equity
  • Insolvency
  • Trusts

Mark Ashhurst SC has over 30 years’ experience in equity/commercial, building and construction, trade practices and insolvency law. He took silk in 2007.

Since coming to the Bar, Mark has appeared in over 40 decisions of the NSW Court of Appeal as junior counsel and in over 60 decisions of that Court as senior counsel. Mark has also appeared in over 70 hearings of the Federal Court of Australia and in over 300 final hearings of the Supreme Courts of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory.

Before coming to the NSW Bar in 1992, Mark spent the first five years of his legal career as a solicitor for Clayton Utz in Sydney.


  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB, Macquarie University)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc, Macquarie University)

Mark was Chairman of the Sydney Junior Rugby Union Judiciary from 2010 to 2019.