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LONDON firm Rowe & Maw celebrated taking over property work for the Unilever Group by negotiating terms on the exchange of a subsidiary's Bedford premises.
The firm last month won the tender to supply legal services for all Unilever operating companies. Unilever's in-house property solicitor Ralph Harwood retired and assistant Nicola Morris joined the firm.
Now Rowes lawyers have completed their first property deal for Unilever, the letting and forward sale of Unipath offices, warehouse and research buildings. Talks on the £11.8 million deal were handled by property partners John Toomey and Gary Bownes and construction lawyer John Rushton.
Frere Cholmeley Bischoff partner Peter Howard acted for agents for the new owners Langbourne Property Investment Services. Brendan Walsh, partner at Edge & Ellison's Leicester office, and Caroline Foster, assistant in the Birmingham office, acted for developers Wilson Bowden Properties.