Mark Benham

Mark Benham - Partner

Mark is an experienced property lawyer and has regional and national clients including national housebuilders, PLCs and care home providers. Mark advises developers generally on land acquisition, strategic issues, and structuring transactions. Mark also advises on commercial landlord & tenant matters.

Recent work

  • Advising a developer client on the acquisition of a former MOD site in Greater London for the development of 80 residential units
  • Advising a client in the insurance sector on a lease of office space in excess of 23,000 sq ft in Bournemouth.

Clients include:

  • McCarthy & Stone
  • Meggitt Plc
  • Goadsby
  • Breeze Volkswagen
  • VWR International
  • Arthur J. Gallagher

CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS UK 2017

“Mark Benham focuses his practice predominantly on commercial and residential development, regularly advising well-known house builders and developers. He is frequently sought to handle strategic land matters.”

The Legal 500 review

The Legal 500 2015 recommended lawyer

Excellent in all respects’, Lester Aldridge LLP’s team ‘often goes beyond the normal call of duty’. Suki Samra and Mark Benham are highly recommended. Clients include Marina Developments, McCarthy & Stone and Horizon Capital Management.

Latest News & Blogs

5k-runners
Oct
2017

A team of runners from Lester Aldridge has raised £960 for Macmillan by completing the Supernova 5k as part of the Bournemouth Marathon Festival on 7 October.

planning-house
Oct
2017

The Department for Communities and Local Government has recently launched a consultation on the key potential measures set out in its Housing White Paper of February this year.