Mark Brassey


Mark is head of Dispute Resolution at Child & Child with 22 years' experience and in-depth knowledge of all aspects of commercial and residential property litigation work, including advising national and international landlords and tenants in relation to contested and uncontested business lease renewals, complex property fraud, professional negligence, forfeiture, possession claims, squatter actions, adverse possession claims, party wall disputes, dilapidation claims, injunctions, disputes arising from auctions including misrepresentation and reported Court of Appeal cases.

Mark has worked with clients from a wide range of industry sectors, including national and international retailers and charities.

Mark also has experience of ADR including mediation.

The Directories

Mark is ranked as a leading individual in Chambers

"a very good litigator with a keen appreciation of the best outcome for clients." Chambers 2019

''Absolutely first-class. Lauded by clients for his commerciality and ability to get to the issues very quickly.'' Chambers UK 2014

''Commercially savvy and technically able.'' Chambers UK 2013

Professional Memberships

•Property Litigation Association

•Commercial Real Estate Association

•Law Society

•Advisor to the Institute of Directors


Author of articles in various property and legal journals including Solicitors Journal, Estates Gazette and RICS Property Journal

Professional Memberships

  • Property Litigation Association
  • Commercial Real Estate Association
  • Law Society
  • Advisor to the Institute of Directors

Recent printed articles

How to Avoid Enforcement Action. (This article first appeared in the March/ April 2019 issue of RICS Property Journal).

Property Fraud: That belongs to me. (This article first appeared in the May/ June 2016 issue of RICS Property Journal).

Proceeds of crime/confiscation issues for property investors and developers: It's all in the planning. (This article first appeared in the December 2015/January 2016 RICS Property Journal