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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Forsters (Martin Halling) advised GE Capital in association with Opus Land on the purchase of Powerhouse Distribution Centre, Walsall, from Brightside for £5.525m. Harbottle & Lewis (James John) advised the vendor.
Lawrence Graham (Roger Benson, Anne-Louise Taft) advised Topland Group Holdings on the acquisition of 78 Marks & Spencer stores in a cash deal worth £348m. Dundas & Wilson (Douglas Hunter) advised M&S on eight Scottish stores. M&S advised by Denton Wilde Sapte (Gill Briant) and Steedman Ramage.
Rowe & Maw (James Black) advised Lattice Group Pensions Scheme on its £20m sale of a portfolio of 10 properties to Retail Value Limited Partnership. Taylor Joynson Garrett and Shepherd & Wedderburn advised the limited partnership.
Linklaters & Alliance (Anne Byrne) advised Development Securities on a major pre-let to Visa at its 159.593sq m mixed-use redevelopment scheme, Paddington Central. Denton Wilde Sapte (Nichola West) advised the scheme's funders Norwich Union and the Equitable Life Assurance Society. Speechly Bircham (Charles Palmer) advised Visa.