Denton Hall acted for the Equitable Life Assurance Society on its £120m purchase of a property portfolio from Gartmore Investment Managers, which manages the National Westminster Bank Group pension funds. Peter Goddard, property partner at Denton Hall headed a team of three lawyers on the transaction, including commercial development partner Nichola West. Robert Harman, property partner at Travers Smith Braithwaite, advised NatWest.