Mark Burrows

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Senior Associate
Real Estate & Projects
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Mark is a senior lawyer in our Real Estate & Projects group. He acts for the firm's national clients including Bunnings, Fife Capital, ARA, Kmart, Coles and Officeworks on acquisitions, disposals, leasing, and development matters across several jurisdictions.

In 2022 Mark was named a rising star for property and real estate by Doyle's Guide, and was featured in the inaugural Ones to Watch list in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia.


Mark works closely with private, corporate, state and local government clients on a broad range of property-related transactions.

Mark's areas of expertise include:

  • all aspects of dispositions and acquisitions of land, subdivisions and easements
  • advising on duty and tax implications of property transactions
  • commercial and retail leasing, with expertise in advising on default and termination
  • property due diligence, including as part of mergers and acquisitions
  • electronic execution and remote witnessing
  • general advisory work
  • adverse possession applications

Career highlights

Mark's career highlights include:

  • advising LOGOS in relation to an $82M acquisition and lease of an industrial property in Kings Park, NSW
  • advising Credit Suisse with its due diligence for the acquisition of St Collins Lane, Melbourne
  • advising Bunnings in relation to a $50M sale and leaseback in Westgate, Auckland
  • advising Centennial Group
  • advising Fife Capital and its related financiers regarding a $26M acquisition and lease of a commercial property in Mulgrave, Victoria
  • advising Fife Capital regarding an $18M sale of Yarra Junction Shopping Centre and related tenancy issues
  • advising CPG regarding several industrial acquisitions in Victoria ($10M-$30M)
  • advising the Wilbow Group regarding its 33-lot off-the-plan development in Preston, from contract preparation to completion
  • facilitating Lander & Rogers' (and clients') transition to e-signing, including the digital execution and remote witnessing of documents more broadly

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