Mark Bayliss

Mark Bayliss

Mark co-leads King & Wood Mallesons' highly regarded Real Estate sector group, which is consistently rated among the best in market by Chambers Asia Pacific.

He specialises in Australian and Asia regional real estate private equity, and other real estate capital markets initiatives and special situation transactions.  

Recent Matters

Mark has recently acted for sponsors and managers, and limited partners and investors including AEW, AMP Capital, Apollo, Ascendas-Singbridge, Brookfield, Barings, Challenger Investment Partners, Charter Hall, CLSA, CPPIB, DWS, EG, Fortress, GIC, Invesco, Keppel, LaSalle Investment Management, Macquarie Group, Mapletree, Oxford Properties, PGIM, PIMCO, Proprium, Savills Investment Management, Scentre Group, Starwood Capital Group and Union Investment Real Estate.


  • Property Council of Australia (PCA)
  • Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA)
  • Law Society of New South Wales.


  • 2013 - present: Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Sydney - Real Estate
  • 2010 - 2013: Senior Associate, Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Sydney - Real Estate
  • 2006 - 2010: Legal Counsel, GE Capital Real Estate, Sydney and Singapore.
  • 2004 - 2006: Solicitor and Senior Associate, Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Sydney - Real Estate
  • 2001 - 2004: Solicitor, Buddle Findlay, New Zealand - Real Estate and Real Estate Finance.
  • 2001: Bachelor of Laws and Commerce degrees, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand.


Legal insights

As foreshadowed in our May 2020 article, the Victorian Planning Minister has now prohibited the use of certain external wall cladding products in the construction of multi-storey buildings.

20 January 2021

Following the fires at Grenfell Tower in London and at the Lacrosse Building in Melbourne, the Victorian Government has sought to develop policy solutions to rectify the dangerous combustible...

12 November 2020

Queensland’s Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Regulation 2020 (Regulations) has been amended – extending its effect to the months of October, November and...

28 October 2020

On 10 September 2020 the ACT Government announced the extension of the Leases (Commercial and Retail) COVID-19 Declaration 2020 to assist commercial tenants affected by the pandemic and experiencing...

15 September 2020

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