Deals summary

Lovells (Alison Ramsey) acted for Prudential in its £10m disposal of Cathedral Court in Birmingham. The property was acquired by a joint venture formed by Frontier Estates and the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). Frontier Estates advised by IBB Solicitors (David Silva). RBS advised by Wragge & Co (Colin Hurt).

Herbert Smith (Gerald Bland) advised Carisbrooke on a £80m acquisition and funding of seven properties from Whitehall Green. The properties include the Arndale Centre in Leeds and Nottingham Posthouse. Addleshaw Booth & Co (Mark Haywood, Nathan Jansen) advised the vendors.

Kuit Steinart Levy (Jonathan Marks) advised Merchants Quay Properties on its acquisition of the Fatty Arbuckles restaurant and Hanrahan's Public House in Salford Quays.

Halliwell Landau (Nancy Brown) has advised Bruntwood Estates – official property partners to the 2002 Commonwealth Games – on its acquisition of Furness Withy's, two Manchester buildings in Salford Quays. Furness Withy represented by Beachcroft Wansbroughs (Stephen Birchall).

Nabarro Nathanson (Dominick Cosgrove) advised Liverpool Victoria on its £10m purchase of Forbury Park, Reading, from Alba Life. Alba Life advised by CMS Cameron McKenna (Pranai Karia).