Mark Heighton is the Joint Practice Group Leader of the CMS Global Real Estate Team and is jointly responsible for managing over 350 fee earners across the UK and internationally. He has been a member of the CMS Board for over 12 years.
He focuses on all aspects of the real estate transactional market advising a range of investors, developers and occupiers in relation to, not only the traditional real estate sectors (with particular emphasis on mixed use and residential development) but also the newer real estate asset classes, such as the private rented and retirement sectors and renewable energy.
Mark also has extensive experience of property related joint ventures, trust arrangements and collaboration agreements for both investment and development projects.
He has been ranked as a leading and key individual by the Legal 500 and Chambers directories for many years. Mark has been listed in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame for the last few years.
Mark is also the Partner Chair of our employee led Social Mobility Network. He was listed in the second edition of FT HERoes and Champions of Women in Business list in September 2018.