Mark Askin



Mark acts for listed and private property funds in many of Australia’s prominent capital transactions.

He also advises institutional and private corporations on project structuring and delivery, pre-completion sale and major leasing commitments, and assist institutional landlords and tenants with leasing portfolios nationally.

With 20 years industry experience, Mark understands the unique commercial drivers of retail and wholesale property funds. He partners with clients to enhance value and make their assets work more efficiently.



‘Mark Askin and his team take the time to really understand client needs which contributes to an overall better outcome. Mark’s communication is exceptional. He is extremely approachable and accessible – his service feels genuine.’
The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific: Australia – Real Estate, 2024 edition – Testimonials

‘Mark Askin is an enthusiastic and committed solicitor that is an attribute to any matter that he is involved in. His legal and pragmatic knowledge are at the forefront of the industry.’
The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific: Australia – Real Estate, 2023 edition – Testimonials

‘Mark Askin and Lauren Abbott work extremely well as a team. They have the experience that we can rely on.’
The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific: Australia – Real Estate, 2023 edition – Testimonials

‘Very personal and attentive. Mark Askin and Lauren Abbott have been an absolute pleasure to work with, always going above and beyond for client needs. Couldn’t recommend more highly.’
The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific: Australia –Real Estate, 2023 edition – Testimonials


  • Doyle’s Guide – Leading Leasing Lawyers – Queensland, 2023 edition
  • Doyle’s Guide – Leading Property & Real Estate Lawyers – Queensland, 2023 edition
  • Best Lawyers in Australia – Recognised for Leasing Law (Brisbane, AU) – Since 2022 edition
  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Australia – Recommended Lawyer for Real Estate – Since 2020 edition

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  • Brisbane Development Association
  • Property Council of Australia, Queensland

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