Mark Owen > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
1 WHITEHALL RIVERSIDE
LEEDS
LS1 4BN
England

Work Department

Real estate: developers and investors.

Position

Senior Counsel Mark is Head of the Real Estate Developers and Investors team and specialises in strategic land assembly involving promotion agreements, options, conditional contracts,  collaboration agreements, cost and/or price equalisation agreements and development work for both the public and private sectors.  He also heads the firm’s Leeds office.  His clients include Commercial Estates Group, Leeds City Council and private landowners/landed estates with development sites.

Career

Simpson Curtis 1986; Johnson Stokes and Master, Hong Kong 1988; joined Pinsent Masons 1994; partner, Pinsent Masons 2000; partner, Dickinson Dees 2012; partner, Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination in 2017; senior counsel, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP 2021. Admitted as a solicitor England and Wales. Admitted as a solicitor Hong Kong.

Memberships

IPF.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Commercial property: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP’s ‘breadth of disciplines and wider resource pool provides a one stop shop’, offering clients demonstrable experience in regeneration projects and real estate transactions. Practice leader Mark Owen specialises in strategic land assembly for large mixed-use development sites, while Claire Wilkinson acts for clients in the retail, logistics and hotel and leisure sectors. Julia Dacre Field is valued by clients for her ‘ability to tackle the difficult projects in a proactive, engaging manner’. Kathryn Wood and James Lawson are also key members of the Leeds-based team.