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Waitakere City
Auckland 0610
New Zealand
Phone: +64 9 837 0550
Fax: +64 9 838 7187
Email: info@corbanrevell.co.nz

Mark N. Tolich

Mark N. Tolich



LLB, LLM (Hons), both Auckland University.  B.C.L (Oxon), Worcester College, Oxford (1983) MCIArb (United Kingdom).  Admitted to the Bar 1980


Started as a young solicitor with McElroy Duncan & Preddle in 1981, travelled to United Kingdom to study at Oxford University (Worcester College) in 1983, specialising in Restitution, Contract and Evidential Law.  Returned to New Zealand to practice at Rice Craig Solicitors in Papakura from 1984 – 1986.  From 1986-2008 Partner at Rice Craig.  Eventually retiring and becoming a Consultant with Corban Revell in February 2009.


Mark Tolich has over 32 years experience as a Barrister and Solicitor.  He came to Corban Revell in February 2009.

Mark has specialised in Counsel for Child work over the last 13 years, however, has an extensive knowledge in Parenting and Family Disputes, Contact for Children Issues; matters in relation to Child Youth & Family Proceedings/Care & Protection, Property Manager & Welfare Guardian under the Personal Property Legislation, Relationship Property and De-facto Relationship Law. He is a contributing author for Brookers Family Law, the leading major Family  Law text in New Zealand.

Mark practiced in most of the Courts in Auckland area including Manukau, Papakura, Pukekohe, Waitakere City, Albany and Auckland.  He has an extensive knowledge in the arena of Industrial Law, Arbitration and Mediation matters.  He is readily available to undertake Mediation with respect to Employment, Common Law problems and Family Law matters.  Mark is a member of the English Institute of Arbitrators and is an associate of the New Zealand Institute.

He has also attended LEADR Mediation courses and is an accredited LEADR mediator.  Mark has extensive experience in ACC and General Common Law matters.  He can advise clients in a friendly and informative way as to their legal rights. Mark is an approved legal aid provder in Family and Common Law matters.

Knowledgeable and well respected Solicitor, Mark brings his invaluable vision into the Family team at Corban Revell.  He is able to advise clients in relation to Family Protection and Testamentary Promise claims.  He is often appointed by the Court to act for persons under disability and subject to Protection of Property Legislation. He can provide advice as to entitlements and rights in relation to Estates, Trusts and Relationship Property.

Mark is Lawyer for Child and Counsel to Assist the Court in matters involving Child Youth and Family, Child Law matters.  This is an appointment made by the Family Court.  He is also the author of a Section of Brookers Family Law which is a New Zealand wide publication.  Mark is active in the volunteer New Zealand Law Society and Auckland District Law Society programmes.  He is a Cost Revisor, a Member of the Friends Panel and is a member of the Mental Health & PPPR Act Standby Committee of the Family Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society .  Mark can advise on all matters in relation to Family Law whether it be Parenting through to Will and Estate disputes.

Mark is also happy to advise Croatian and Dalmatian clients living here in West Auckland on matters relative to Family Estate and Trust matters.

Outside CR:

Mark is kept quite busy with his three adult children.  Mark's wife works as a Tutor in Phsyiotherapy for AUT. Mark enjoys gym training, cycling, fitness and weight lifting.  He plays tennis, golf, enjoys rugby and rugby league, good wines and walking the dog.

Contact Details:

DDI: 09 837 3503
Email: mtolich@corbanrevell.co.nz


Law for the Child, General Common Law, Family Law, ACC, Employment, Trust and Estate Problems and other legal matters