Mark Tinman > DWF > Belfast, Northern Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Northern Ireland
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Work Department

Mark advises in Real Estate Law with particular expertise in Commercial Property and Landlord and Tenant.




Mark has been retained for over thirty years by a number of well known “High Street” retailers advising in relation to acquisitions and disposals of property in Northern Ireland.  He also has extensive knowledge in negotiating commercial and residential Development Agreements. He is involved on behalf of landlords in connection with all property matters relating to a number of shopping centres and retail parks in this jurisdiction.

Mark has also acted for financial institutions in relation to a wide range of lending propositions involving property in Northern Ireland.

He acts for developers and investors as well as a number of care home operators.

Mark has also tutored on a Commercial Conveyancing Course run by the Institute of Professional Legal Studies which is designed to assist qualified solicitors in developing expertise in this area.


  • Law Society of Northern Ireland
  • Belfast Solicitors Association 
  • NI Commercial Property Lawyers Group

Lawyer Rankings

Northern Ireland > Real estate > Commercial property

(Hall of Fame)

Mark TinmanDWF

DWF undertakes a full spread of real estate work for clients from sectors such as hospitality, telecoms, leisure and manufacturing. It also has a particularly strong reputation in the retail industry, with it acting for local and national retailers on the management of their property portfolios in Northern Ireland. Elsewhere, other drivers of the firm’s real estate work include housing development and land regeneration, insolvency-related property work and landlord and tenant matters. In 2020, department head Julie Galbraith acted for the Herbert Group on the sale of over 150 leasehold assets across Northern Ireland, England and Scotland, including 147 trading KFC sites.  Mark Tinman and Kirsty Mairs are among the other names to note.