Herbert Smith (Tom Phillips, Nicholas Downing, Mark Turner) advised the Health & Safety Laboratory on its £210m relocation project. CMS Cameron McKenna (Frank Dufficy, Jonathan Beckett, Jason Davies) advised project company Investors in the Community (Buxton), comprising Charterhouse, Shepherd Securities and Interserve Investment, which will provide the new facilities. Linklaters advised Prudential on the financing.
Wragge & Co (Mark Dakeyne, Stephen Braithwaite) advised Richardson Developments on its first European joint venture with BAA and McArthurGlen to build a new e49m (£30m) designer outlet at Roermond in the Netherlands. Herbert Smith advised BAA. Arnold & Porter advised McArthurGlen. Nabarro Nathanson advised the Dutch joint venture company. Fund provider Lloyds TSB Bank advised by Martineau Johnson.
Nabarro Nathanson (David Wright, John Staheli) advised Corinthian Television Facilities on a new 17-year lease of Building 12 Chiswick Park at a starting rent of nearly £3m per annum. Ashurst Morris Crisp (Hugh Lumby, Gary Watson) advised the landlord.
SJ Berwin (Jon Vivian, Joanne Footitt) advised Redevco on the £25m purchase of 50 Pall Mall and the leaseback to Barclays Bank for a term of 15 years with rent reviews at the end of the fifth and tenth years. Lovells (Francis Giacon, Peter Farrell) advised Barclays.