Ashursts' team, led by partners Laurence Rutman and Adrian Dear, acted for Canary Wharf on both lettings. Barclays Bank signed a lease for its investment banking arm for 510,000 sq ft at 5 North Colonade. Lovells partner Gary Watson's team advised BZW.
Ashursts also acted in letting an additional 350,000 sq ft at 20 Cabot Square to US bankers Morgan Stanley, whom Slaughters advised.
Canary Wharf was represented by its in-house group legal counsel Michael Ashley-Brown.