Mark Ford


Contact Mark 


P +64 4 910 3203
M +64 21 620 415
F +64 4 910 3199

Mark founded Ford Sumner with Jaesen in 2005. Although retired from the partnership, he continues to work within the firm as Counsel.

Mark has developed extensive experience across corporate and commercial law over many years. From setting up new ventures, to advising on ongoing business and sales and restructuring, Mark provides outstanding support to our clients. He also has wide experience in property, government, and trade, making Mark our in-house expert in these areas. 

Outside the firm, Mark also holds board positions in diverse commercial operations including the financial services sector.

Motorsport's a passion for Mark; he was instrumental in establishing a team that went on to come second in the New Zealand Formula Toyota Series. Mark brings the same level of commitment and drive to succeed with his clients at Ford Sumner.

Professional Qualifications

LLB (Victoria University of Wellington)
Holder of a current practising certificate as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand


Member New Zealand Law Society
Member Inter-Pacific Bar Association
Member Insolvency Special Interest Group, NZ
Member NZ Credit and Finance Institute
Member Technology Law Society
Past member ICANZ Commercial and Company Law Committee

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