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Nicholson Graham & Jones (Paul Salsbury) advised HSBC Bank on a £214m facility for the development of 196 luxury apartments and eight new mews houses in Knightsbridge, London SW7. Withers (Craigie Pearson) advised the borrower.
Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw (Trevor Nicholls, Archana Hogarth) advised Laing on a £175m deal to construct four new Metropolitan Police stations and an area crime operational command unit. Masons advised the Metropolitan Police Authority. Denton Wilde Sapte advised the project company, Services Support.
Nabarro Nathanson (Nicholas Vergette) advised Allied Dunbar Assurance on the £28.6m sale of its freehold interest in the Rivers Office Park, Maple Cross, Hertfordshire, to property company Teesland Group. Shepherd & Wedderburn (Stephen Hubner) advised Teesland.
WF Solicitors (David Clay, Mike Hudson, Jenny Gemmell, Guy Wallis) advised Westbury Property Fund on a £45.7m portfolio acquisition from Barlows. Addleshaw Booth & Co advised Barlows.
Forsters (Sophie Hamilton, Craig Eadie) advised the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple on the acquisition of Serjeant's Inn, Fleet Street, London, for £30m-£40m, with funding from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). The seller, CGNU, advised in-house (Jane Woollett). Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw (Iain Thomas) advised RBS.