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    Mark is a Partner and Head of the Real Estate Team.

    Mark acts for a number of property companies, off-shore funds and high net worth individuals dealing with all aspects of non-contentious commercial property.

    Mark’s specialist experience includes large portfolio sales and acquisitions and dealing with complex portfolio re-financing and re-structuring as well as the more standard sales, acquisitions and lease/management work.

    Mark joined Hamlins as a partner in 2004 having trained and worked in a top tier City firm.

    Mark is recognised by Chambers and Partners as a Ranked Lawyer for real estate.

    Mark is recognised by Legal 500 as a Recommended Lawyer for real estate and for real estate finance.

    Mark's Expertise


    ‘Mark is my go-to lawyer on real estate. He is first class.’

    Chambers and Partners 2023

    ‘Mark Hurst stands out for project management and oversight.’

    Legal 500 2022

    ‘Mark Hurst is an excellent solicitor, no ego but very pragmatic, and not a clock watcher.’

    Legal 500 2022

    ‘A very commercial all-rounder who is really thorough, very helpful and superb in terms of giving quality advice in time-pressured situations.’

    Chambers and Partners 2021

    ‘Mark is very proactive and good at turning things around very quickly.’

    Chambers and Partners 2021

    ‘Mark Hurst is exceptional in his service. He deals with all sizes of transaction or lettings in the same way, with complete commercial understanding and works to the ever tight timetables that we set for quick purchases and sales or lettings.’

    Legal 500 2021

    ‘Mark Hurst is a consummate deal-doer and is all over the full range of issues that arise.’

    Legal 500 2021

    ‘Mark Hurst is clear, efficient and very commercial.’

    Legal 500 2021

    ‘I enjoy dealing with him. He has a no-nonsense style, and when you get to the point in a transaction where you need to collaborate he is very flexible.’

    Chambers and Partners 2020

    ‘Mark Hurst is an exceptional leader of this particular team. He often has to deal with difficult, complex deals and lettings and always has good commercial solutions to achieve the best results.’

    Legal 500 2020

    ‘A great lawyer who is very practical and responsive.’

    Chambers and Partners 2019

    A ‘very experienced, commercial and pragmatic’ lawyer who supplies ‘excellent specialist advice’ on a range of property concerns.

    Chambers and Partners 2018

    Mark heads up the ‘focused, efficient and professional’ commercial property team at Hamlins.

    Legal 500 2017

    ‘Top-notch job thank you so much for your kind work on our behalf; you made it a seamless trouble-free process throughout and we really appreciate that.’

    Client feedback

    Mark is recommended for his expertise in commercial property and noted as an ‘investment specialist’. The commercial property department, headed up by Mark, is lauded by clients for its ‘proactive advice’.

    Legal 500 2016

    Work Highlights

      • Advising a privately owned property company on the corporate restructuring and refinancing of over 100 properties, value in excess of £270m.
      • Advising US education services provider on UK real estate aspects of a $2bn corporate acquisition in respect of 40 properties.
      • Advising on a £55m acquisition of 29 bingo halls for a well-known property company.
      • Advising the Structadene Group on the £210m refinancing of 170 properties.
      • Advising the Structadene Group on a portfolio acquisition of 25 former bank sites.
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