Mark Gumbleton

Admitted:
28 Apr 2003
Bar:
11 May 2006
Location:
Room Level 7, William Crockett Chambers,
530 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Mark Gumbleton practices principally in criminal law.  His expertise is in drug related proceedings and other organised crime; white-collar crime; OHS and other regulatory offences.  He holds a doctorate in criminal law, in the area of complicity.  

Mark has been listed in Doyle's Guide to the Leading Criminal Law Barristers - Victoria in 201520162017 and 2018.  He is a member of leading criminal law chambers, William Crockett Chambers, and the Criminal Bar Association.

Practice:

Drug related proceedings - Mark has particular expertise in offences involving the importation, trafficking, manufacture and cultivation of illicit drugs and related offences (such as money laundering and dealing with the proceeds of crime).  He appears in State and Federal asset confiscation proceedings arising out of drug offending and money laundering.

Other organised crime - Mark is experienced in organised crime involving allegations of violence, firearms/weapons, blackmail, extortion and corruption.  He is familiar with State and Federal bodies exercising coercive powers (for example, the ACIC/ACC, OCE and IBAC).  He has a sound understanding of the legislation governing telephone intercepts, surveillance devices and search warrants.

White collar crime - Mark appears in proceedings against individuals that have arisen out of investigations conducted by Victoria Police, the AFP, ATO, ASIC and ACCC.  This includes allegations involving bribery, fraud, deception, theft, breach of directors’ duties, market manipulation and insider trading.

Regulatory offences -  Mark prosecutes and defends occupational health and safety offences.  In particular, he has appeared for and against employers in the building industry and agricultural sector.  Mark defends animal cruelty, environmental, building and food safety prosecutions. 

Background:

Academic Studies - Mark completed his doctorate at Monash University in the area of complicity, as it applies to homicide.  He received the Butterworths awards in Constitutional Law and Criminal Law (undergraduate) and the Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick award for Internet Law (postgraduate).

Previous Employment - Mark was employed as an articled clerk and solicitor in construction and commercial litigation at Clayton Utz (2002-2004).  He subsequently worked as a solicitor advocate at the North Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service in Darwin, now the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (2005).

Please note: Mark does not accept legal aid briefs or briefs directly from the client (i.e. without an instructing solicitor).

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Appellate
Commercial Law
Criminal Law
Environmental Law & Planning Law
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Public Law & Administrative Law

Profile1

Mark Gumbleton practices principally in criminal law.  His expertise is in drug related proceedings and other organised crime; white-collar crime; OHS and other regulatory offences.  He holds a doctorate in criminal law, in the area of complicity.  

Mark has been listed in Doyle's Guide to the Leading Criminal Law Barristers - Victoria in 201520162017 and 2018.  He is a member of leading criminal law chambers, William Crockett Chambers, and the Criminal Bar Association.

Practice:

Drug related proceedings - Mark has particular expertise in offences involving the importation, trafficking, manufacture and cultivation of illicit drugs and related offences (such as money laundering and dealing with the proceeds of crime).  He appears in State and Federal asset confiscation proceedings arising out of drug offending and money laundering.

Other organised crime - Mark is experienced in organised crime involving allegations of violence, firearms/weapons, blackmail, extortion and corruption.  He is familiar with State and Federal bodies exercising coercive powers (for example, the ACIC/ACC, OCE and IBAC).  He has a sound understanding of the legislation governing telephone intercepts, surveillance devices and search warrants.

White collar crime - Mark appears in proceedings against individuals that have arisen out of investigations conducted by Victoria Police, the AFP, ATO, ASIC and ACCC.  This includes allegations involving bribery, fraud, deception, theft, breach of directors’ duties, market manipulation and insider trading.

Regulatory offences -  Mark prosecutes and defends occupational health and safety offences.  In particular, he has appeared for and against employers in the building industry and agricultural sector.  Mark defends animal cruelty, environmental, building and food safety prosecutions. 

Background:

Academic Studies - Mark completed his doctorate at Monash University in the area of complicity, as it applies to homicide.  He received the Butterworths awards in Constitutional Law and Criminal Law (undergraduate) and the Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick award for Internet Law (postgraduate).

Previous Employment - Mark was employed as an articled clerk and solicitor in construction and commercial litigation at Clayton Utz (2002-2004).  He subsequently worked as a solicitor advocate at the North Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service in Darwin, now the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (2005).

Please note: Mark does not accept legal aid briefs or briefs directly from the client (i.e. without an instructing solicitor).