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Mark Pollinger

Mark Pollinger
Special Counsel

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Mark joined Bannermans Lawyers in June 2010 and brought with him more than 20 years Commercial and Property Law experience from several CBD legal practices and two large financial institutions.

He enjoys providing solutions to complex property and commercial issues.

Mark practises all aspects of property and commercial law, including:

  • Business law, including structuring, finance, sale and purchase, leasing and employment
  • Collective Sales and Redevelopment under the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991 and Part 10 of the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015
  • Construction contracts
  • Contract law, in relation to diverse industries, but with particular focus on the information technology, franchising, pharmaceutical and construction industries including government and other tendering
  • Intellectual property, including copyright and trademarks
  • Property development
  • Property law, including strata title, community title and company title
  • Residential and commercial conveyancing

Mark's insurance related experience includes:

  • Acting as panel solicitor for a leading insurer in relation to loan & mortgage transactions, including property development, hotel and other commercial and residential finance.
  • Advising insurers and persons making claims against insurers in relation to insurance liability, with particular focus on commercial property damage and business interruption.
  • Conducting transactional matters on behalf of insurers in relation to their property portfolios, including commercial conveyancing and leasing.
  • Secondment to a leading insurer, with particular focus on compliance issues and reorganisation of the insurer’s agency network, as well as assisting the insurer's in-house counsel with product development, contract, HR and other issues.

Mark’s property development experience includes:

  • Acting as panel solicitor for a lenders financing property development projects.
  • Acting for builders and other contractors carrying out construction works in conjunction with property development projects.
  • Acting for developers carrying out a wide range of development projects in NSW and Queensland, including residential lot subdivisions and commercial and residential strata developments.
  • Acting for purchasers from developers, including “off the plan” strata apartment purchases and purchasers of house and land packages.

Qualifications/Memberships

  • Bachelor of Laws (Sydney) (1987)
  • Member of the Law Society of NSW
  • admitted to the roll of the Supreme Court of New South Wales (1987).
  • admitted to the roll of the High Court of Australia (1987).

Publications:

Pollinger, M; Bannerman, D, 2014, Home Building Act Statutory Warranties - What is the Two Year Warranty for Non Structural Defects Worth?, Strata Live - Autumn/Winter Edition 2014, Pg. 44 - 45 http://issuu.com/stratalive/docs/stratalive_autumwinter14_flipbook

Pollinger, M; Bannerman, D, 2014, New Privacy Laws, Master Builder: Official Magazine of the Master Builders Association of NSW, Issue Three, June - July 2014, Pg. 33 - 34

Pollinger, M; Bannerman, D, 2014, Was 2013 the Most Legislated Year for Property?, Real Estate Journal, Vol 65/08, August 2014, Pg. 21

Articles

 

Further articles by Mark Pollinger can be found here.