Mark Lawrence > Macfarlanes LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Macfarlanes LLP

Work Department

Real Estate


Mark acts for a wide range of clients, including commercial developers, PFI project companies, house builders, financial institutions, investors, landlords and tenants.

He has extensive experience of advising in relation to construction and engineering, infrastructure, real estate and professional negligence disputes.

Mark has acted for clients in claims in the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court, as well as in domestic and international arbitration and adjudication. He has also acted on a number of cases in the First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber). He regularly facilitates the resolution of his clients’ disputes through negotiation, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

He has particular expertise in guiding clients through technically, legally and factually complex disputes and works closely with the leading barristers and experts in the field.

His recent disputes experience spans infrastructure, power stations, hotels, data centres and large residential and commercial developments.

He is a member of the Society of Construction Law, the Adjudication Society, the Property Litigation Association, the Young International Arbitration Group and the International Bar Association.


Partner May 2019

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Construction: contentious

(Next Generation Partners)

Mark LawrenceMacfarlanes LLP

Macfarlanes LLP offers expertise in advising on technically complex design and construction disputes; the team is regularly involved in cases concerning defects, delay and extension, as well as final account related matters. The team has particularly strong experience of PFI-related disputes, as well as commercial real estate matters. Doug Wass leads the team, with substantial experience in advising on PFI disputes, including on hospital, government institutions, schools and universities, and waste-to-energy matters. Mark Lawrence is experienced in infrastructure, fire safety, and cladding disputes, both domestically and international. Meanwhile, Andy Mather focuses on substantial office, hotel, and ultra-prime residential developments.