The Airline Group beats rival bidder Serco to become the Government's strategic partner in the public private partnership for Britain's air traffic control system. The Airline Group advised by Norton Rose (Alan Crookes). Serco advised by Altheimer & Gray (Anthony Fine). The Government advised by Slaughter and May (Mark Horton). National Air Traffic Services advised by Lovells (Peter Watts).
Inland Revenue closes £2bn outsourcing contract with Mapeley. Inland Revenue advised by Lovells (Mike Matheon, David Lane). Mapeley advised by Nabarro Nathanson (Mary Bonar, Nigel Heilpern). The banks advised by Herbert Smith (Kevin Pullen, David Taylor).
Glasgow-based LNC Properties expands in England with the acquisition of a £12m mixed-use portfolio from Tyne and Wear Pension Fund, including two central London offices. LNC advised by McGrigor Donald (Melanie White). Tyne and Wear Pension Fund advised in-house with Maclay Murray & Spens advising on Scottish property issues.