Mark Gulliford

Senior Counsel
Joined firm 2011.

Mark advises in relation to all aspects of real estate including acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, financing, development, landlord and tenant matters and the real estate aspects of corporate transactions.

Highlights include advising:

  • Derwent London on a number of acquisitions, developments, disposals and lettings including the re-gear, redevelopment and pre-letting of 25 Baker Street, its joint venture with Lazari Investments for the redevelopment of 50 Baker Street, and the acquisition and letting of the White Chapel Building
  • English National Ballet on its relocation to new purpose-built premises at London City Island
  • John Lewis Partnership on its £500 million residential development joint venture with abrdn
  • Legal & General on a range of investments and forward funding transactions including its long-term development partnership with Oxford University and the disposal of 70 Gracechurch Street
  • Midlothian Capital Partners and its portfolio companies on various acquisitions and related property-backed financing structures
  • Ministry of Defence on its successful defence of claims brought by Annington Homes in connection with MOD’s use of statutory enfranchisement rights in respect of military service family accommodation
  • Song Capital Partners on various property investments and property-backed financing structures
  • Vodafone on the commercialisation of Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Limited and on its merger with Three.

Mark is listed as a “rising star” in the Commercial Property: Development section of Legal 500 2024, he is also recommended in the Investment and Corporate Occupier sections.