Deals summary

Ashurst Morris Crisp (Richard Vernon) advised Hemingway Properties on the £15.2m sale of an investment portfolio of five properties to Eagle Star Life Assurance Company. Addleshaw Booth & Co (Dean Copley) advised Eagle Star.

Rowe & Maw (James Black) advised the Lattice Group Pension Scheme on the £24m disposal of a large supermarket and petrol station occupied by Sainsbury's Supermarkets to a private overseas investor. Hammond Suddards Edge (Charles Staveley) advised the purchaser.

Blandy & Blandy (Sue Dowling, Tim Clark) successfully advised Debenhams on 28 separate applications for new whole-store off-licences for Debenhams stores in London and the South of England.

SJ Berwin (Jon Vivian) advised Brixton on the £26m acquisition of a 13-acre site at Heathrow from Penguin Books. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Geoff Le Pard) advised Penguin.

CMS Cameron McKenna (James Miller) advised Prudential on the letting of 280,000sq ft of space at The Triangle, Walsgrave, Coventry, to logistics operator Target Express. Cobbetts (Alison Barton) advised Target Express.

Fladgate Fielder advised Switzerland-based charity Safeward on the £22m purchase of prime warehouse space at Middlemarch Business Park, Coventry, from Unipart Group. Eversheds advised Unipart.