Mark is a Real Estate lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in the property market.
Mark has extensive experience in the investment property field and of landlord and tenant matters, both for landlords and tenant occupiers. He has been advising local authority pension funds and other institutional investor clients for over 14 years and currently works closely alongside fund managers from Aberdeen Standard, CBRE and Colliers Capital. He manages properties in the retail, industrial and other sectors.
Mark is the client relationship partner at Freeths for four local authority pension funds.
- Mark dealt with acquisitions and disposals for investment property clients with a combined value of over £100 million during 2016.
“I have worked closely with Mark on a wide range of real estate transactions including a five year £100 million acquisition and sales programme for an institutional client. His calm approach is an excellent foundation for successfully concluding legal agreements efficiently, achieving the client’s requirements, and on time. He seeks to provide sensible, concise and practical advice and solutions, easily understood by all the team and all involved in a transaction. The wider Freeths team are equally professional in their approach and practical application. The combined efforts of Freeths dovetail with the wider client team’s skills providing a seamless service to the client.”(Andrew Owen, Director, CBRE Capital Advisors Ltd)
“I have worked with Mark for over 15 years on a local authority pension fund mandate and during this time I have found Mark’s legal advice to be very professional, pro-active, sound and commercial. Mark is very responsive to the timescales that can be involved in transactions on the property portfolio and this helps with the smooth running of the Fund.”(Nigel Holroyd, Head of Colliers Capital, Colliers International)
“I work closely with Mark Gradwell. Mark’s advice is always client focussed, concise and pragmatic. He is quick to grasp the legal and commercial issues and always remains conscious of context when providing his advice. Being able to confidently express that we can complete legal transactions extremely quickly is invaluable to the funds which I manage.”(Ed Crockett, Fund Manager, Aberdeen Standard)
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