Partner - Landlord & Tenant Team
Tel: + 44 (0)20 7079 2415
Fax: + 44 (0)20 7323 0498
Purchased the freehold to your building and not yet extended your leases? There could be a tax liability.
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Mark is recognised as a leading UK authority in this sector. He is a Leasehold Reform specialist and has been a Partner at Bishop & Sewell LLP since 2006.
He is a director and a founder committee member of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP) the sector body to which all reputable valuers and solicitors working in the field of Leasehold Reform now belong.
Over the past ten years he has developed Bishop and Sewell’s Landlord and Tenant practice to be one of the largest specialist teams in the UK. Under his direction the department has flourished and he now leads a team of specialist solicitors and property experts.
He is a very well-known and highly-regarded specialist in Landlord and Tenant matters. His expertise when it comes to leasehold reform issues is unparalleled, and in 2016 he was awarded Solicitor of the Year at the Enfranchisement and Right To Manage Awards (ERMAs).
Mark is a member of the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal Frequent User Group Panel. His views as a leasehold reform specialist dealing with freehold purchase, lease extension, services charges and landlord and tenant can also be followed direct on Twitter (@section42) and on LinkedIn.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mark worked briefly in Education. Writing and lecturing are still two of his key interests. As well as providing CPD lectures to solicitors and other property professionals he has appeared on BBC Breakfast and appears frequently in print in relation to Landlord and Tenant matters.