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

The ACT Government announced on 1 September 2021 the introduction of the Leases (Commercial and Retail) COVID-19 Emergency Response Declaration 2021.

02 September 2021

Victoria has just enacted the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Regulations 2021 (Regulations) putting a 2021 spin on rent relief.

26 August 2021

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

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