Mark Appleton > Boyes Turner > Reading, England > Lawyer Profile

Boyes Turner

Work Department

Commercial property


Mark is a partner in the commercial property team and has over in this area. He specialises in the purchase, development, letting and disposal of properties for owners, occupiers and investors. He also deals with the management of investment properties and property estates.

Mark deals with numerous development projects of sites ranging from residential houses to student flats and commercial premises under land promotion agreements, options, conditional agreements and joint venture agreements.

His clients range from care homes, schools, doctors, developers, on-shore and off-shore investors, management companies, solar farms, golf courses, waste disposal companies, SASSs, SIPPs and pension trustees.


Mark trained in Lincolns Inn and worked in Greys Inn and the City before joining Boyes Turner.

He has over 35 years’ experience in dealing with commercial property matters. He also holds a Special Diploma in Landlord & Tenant Law.


Mark enjoys travelling and is particularly fond of seeing friends in Corfu but also enjoys fly fishing on the Amazon and driving classic cars.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Real estate > Commercial property: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

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Boyes Turner‘s real estate practice is one of the largest in the region, and is suitably well placed to handle the full suite of commercial real estate transactions, advising high-end clients on their investment portfolios and the full life-cycle of commercial projects. Niche specialisms, including advising offshore trusts and investors, acting for lenders regarding general secured funding arrangements as well as charities, round out the group’s service portfolio. Three lawyers comprise the leadership team: Nick Carter acts on behalf of domestic and international clients across various sectors, while William Nassau-Lake serves as head of development and house building, and Alan Tibber leads the residential and plots team. Mark Appleton‘s specialism lies in acting for owners and occupiers involved with industrial premises, investments, and development properties. Sarah Webb left the team to join Gateley Legal in January 2023.