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One of Halliwell Landau's London-based corporate partners scored a hat trick when he completed three corporate deals last week. Julian Lewis acted first for Tomkins on the £4m sale of the Northern Rubber Company to Icon Material Technologies, then advised Resurge on its £2.5m placing and admission to AIM. Third, Lewis advised Betterware on the sale of its subsidiary Petworth House to Web Broadcast Media. Halliwell Landau has acted for Tomkins before, advising on the sale of Totectors to UKS Group earlier this year for £19.5m. CMS Cameron McKenna advised Icon with corporate partner Andrew Sheach advising on the acquisition and banking partner Fiona O'Neill advising Lloyds TSB on the £6m loan. Resurge was a new client for the firm, and is a turnaround investment finance company. Lewis said: "We are looking forward to doing many more deals for them." He was assisted by Simon Arthur, while Paul Salmon, corporate partner at Theodore Goddard, acted for ARM Corporate Finance and Durlacher. Finally, Lewis won the work to advise Betterware because he was sole group legal counsel at Betterware before joining Halliwells at the beginning of the year. The value of the third deal was confidential. Partner Colin Mackenzie at Scottish firm Kerr & Co advised Web Broadcast Media.