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Eversheds (Richard Stephens, Felicity Wooldridge) advised a joint venture set up between the Bank of Scotland and West Coast Capital on the £135m acquisition of five regional shopping centres from Cole Pensions. Andersen Legal (Michael Polson, Caryn Penley, Keith Barnett, Andrew Lewry) advised the Bank of Scotland on its funding of the acquisition. Lovells (Michael Stancombe) advised Cole Properties.
Masons (Peter Stockdale, Karen Cooksley) is advising Berkeley Homes on a scheme worth more than £100m, involving the conversion and refurbishment of existing historic buildings and the construction of new dwellings at the Royal Arsenal site at Woolwich. Berkeley Homes is working with the London Development Agency, advised by Eversheds (John Butler) to ensure the sympathetic conversion of listed buildings.
Addleshaw Booth & Co (Mark Haywood) advised the Whitehall Green Partnership on the £45m disposal of a portfolio of seven properties to the Carisbrooke Partnership. Herbert Smith (Gerald Bland) advised Carisbrooke.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (Laurie Heller) advised on a joint venture between English Partnerships, AMEC and Legal & General to develop a new government-approved fund designed to raise up to £250m to assist private investment in neglected areas of the country.