Deals summary

SJ Berwin (Tom O'Grady) advised Buckingham Estates Partnership on the sale of a £40m property portfolio to Buckingham Estates, a subsidiary of Golfrate Holdings. Buckingham Estates advised by Darlingtons (Simon Lawrence, David Swede). DJ Freeman (Stephen O'Brien, Helen Dyer) acted for financers Royal Bank of Scotland.

Gouldens (Suzanne Billington) advised Pillar Property and the Hercules Unit Trust on the sale of a portfolio of 11 retail parks to Morley Fund Management for more than £185m. Norwich Union's in-house legal team (Jamie Davey) advised Morley.

Nicholson Graham & Jones (Wayne Smith) acted for Henderson Global Investors in its acquisition for National Provident Life of the Dexion office & industrial complex at 50 Maylands Avenue for £11.5m. Taylor Joynson Garrett (Richard Grosse, Jayne Schnider) advised the seller Burford.