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Mark Henaghan, BA, LLB(Hons) (Otago), FRNZ is Professor of Law at the University of Auckland in New Zealand and is a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand as well as an associate member of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL).

Mark specialises in family law and is particularly interested in children’s rights, relationship property, assisted human reproduction, domestic violence, child abuse, Family Court processes and international family law disputes.

Mark has written extensively on family law matters and he is co-author of Family Law Policy in New Zealand (4th ed, LexisNexis, 2013) and joint author of Family Law in New Zealand (17th ed, LexisNexis, 2015). Mark is also the joint author of Relationship Property on Death (Thomson Brookers, 2004), which won the 2005 JF Northey prize for the best published law book by legal academics in New Zealand. He is the sole author of Health Professionals and Trust: The Cure for Healthcare Law and Policy (Routledge, 2012) and Care of Children (LexisNexis, 2005). He has written more than 150 articles and book chapters on family law published in family law journals and books around the world. Mark also provides legal advice on family law matters to lawyers and Barristers from New Zealand and overseas on a regular basis.