Partner Commercial Property

Marc Appleton

Role: Partner
Dept: Commercial Property
Location: Preston
Direct Dial: 01772 904220
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Marc is a partner in Commercial Property based in our Preston office. Acting for a variety of clients he advises on a wide range of matters including investment sales and purchases, new build commercial development work, auctions, commercial leases, portfolio management and development funding. Marc is a recommended Lawyer in the industry 'bible' Legal 500.


Marc has particular experience acting for large corporate retail occupiers acquiring existing or new build premises on complex conditional arrangements. He also has significant experience dealing with disposal of distressed property assets and working in the airline sector.


Marc joined Napthens in 2013 having previously worked for a Preston law firm and for over 12 years as Managing Associate at Addleshaw Goddard in Manchester, where he acted for a range of well known high street corporates.  He lives in Bolton having previously attended Bristol University and Chester College of Law.

More about Marc Appleton

What items would you take with you on a desert island?
A football and a coffee machine

Who would be your ultimate 3 dinner guests?
Seve Ballesteros, Raymond Blanc and Barack Obama

How do you like to relax out of work?
Spending time with my family, dining out and exercise

If you had an alternative career – what would be your fantasy job?
A professional golfer