Dentons, SJ Berwin strike property deal

Denton Wilde Sapte and SJ Berwin won roles on a £1.2bn property venture between British Land and Sainsbury’s Supermarkets, which will run 39 stores on sites owned by British Land. The Dentons team, for Sainsbury’s, was headed by property partner Andrew Bedford and corporate partner Richard Macklin. For British Land, SJ Berwin corporate partners Michael Goldberg and Tandeep Minhas and real estate partners Helen Willett and Jeff Smith acted on the deal. Simmons & Simmons advised British Land on securitisation issues.