Deals summary

Rowe & Maw (Archana Hogarth) advised England Football Enterprises, a subsidiary company of the Football Association, on the successful planning application for its development of the National Football Centre, a state-of-the-art facility at a 350-acre site near Burton-Upon-Trent. East Staffordshire Borough Council advised in-house (David Duckitt). Staffordshire County Council also advised in-house (Colin Davis).

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (David Ereira) advised Telereal, a 50:50 joint venture between Land Securities Trillium and William Pears Group, on the exchange of contracts for the acquisition of BT's £2.3bn property portfolio. BT advised by Ashurst Morris Crisp (Ian Nisse, Simon Cookson) and Lawrence Graham (Martin Stacey).

Memery Crystal (Ross Johnstone) advised the Bank of Scotland in connection with a £40m revolving credit facility to the Retail Value Limited Partnership. Retail Value advised by Taylor Joynson Garrett.