Marc Leyshon


Real Estate
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Marc has experience in a wide range of real estate matters including advising on landlord and tenant work, sales and acquisitions and property elements of finance transactions acting for both borrowers and lenders. He has a good knowledge of distressed property work, in particular acting for lenders and receivers on the sales of both commercial and residential properties.

Marc’s clients include institutional landlords, family offices, major lenders and corporates.
He also acts for developers with a focus on acquiring sites for development using conditional contracts or options and often involving overage provisions and staged completions. Marc has the experience to add value for his clients in liaising with our construction and planning teams to manage long term projects successfully.

Recent Experience

  • Advising on the acquisition of a high value commercial multi-let campus property with funding, which included the simultaneous refinancing of a portfolio of properties.
  • Acting for a private landowner on the sale of a significant land holding for redevelopment as a residential scheme using a conditional contract and various types of overage provisions and deferred payments.
  • Acquiring a pipeline of sites for the development of care homes following the grant of satisfactory planning permission and subject to the delivery of essential infrastructure works.

Career History

Marc qualified in 2007 and joined Wedlake Bell in December 2011 from Berwin Leighton Paisner. Prior to that, he obtained a degree in History from the University of Exeter, as well as a PGDL from the College of Law. He became a partner in April 2017.


Celebrating the cycle to MIPIM

The second week in March saw 200 cyclists embark on a ride from central London to Cannes, arriving on the Tuesday afternoon as MIPIM was getting into full swing.  TheRead more


Not getting any younger: We need smarter housing to match changing demographics – City A.M.

Marc Leyshon had a piece included in the City A.M. article on 3 July 2018, which was originally published by City A.M. The number of older persons globally – agedRead more