Joe’s professional career has been dedicated exclusively to Commercial Real Estate law and he now leads the firm’s Commercial Property department.

He advises on all aspects of commercial property work, including investment deals, freehold and leasehold acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant, property development, property finance and portfolio management.

Joe regularly advises on Northern Irish aspects of cross border and international deals.

He is privileged to act for a broad range of clients, both public sector and private and is particularly active in the Retail and Leisure, Energy and Renewables and Telecommunications sectors.
Joe is a committee member of the Northern Ireland Commercial Property Lawyers Group.

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Our clients tell it best.

  • Clients say: “He’s absolutely clear and precise in what he’s telling you, and his advice is always very direct and well researched.”

  • “Practice head Joe Marley , garners praise for his ‘sound commercial acumen'”


  • Joe Marley is “extremely professional, diligent and thorough,” according to clients. He heads the property team. His clients include major retailers, healthcare providers and developers.

  • “Joe Marley acts for a number of major clients in the renewable energy, telecommunications and retail sectors. He is particularly well versed in transactions pertaining to real estate finance, lettings and acquisitions.”