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London, United Kingdom – 15th April 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Ne…

London, United Kingdom – 15th April 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – International law firm Dechert LLP advised client Land Securities on its £75m sale of Slough Retail Park to the Junction Limited Partnership.

The park compromises 150,000 sq ft currently occupied by DFS, Homebase, Wickes, MFI, Harveys, Furniture Land and Land of Leather.

The Junction, set up jointly in 2002 by Capital & Regional and Morley Fund Management, owns and operates a £1.2 billion retail park portfolio, including 19 destination retail parks throughout the UK.

The Dechert team advising Land Securities was led by property partner Ciaran Carvalho and tax partner Mark Stapleton, assisted by associates Michael Beanland (real estate), Eli Hillman (tax), and Dale Gabbert (investment trusts).

Mourant du Feu & Jeune advised Land Securities on Jersey law. The Junction was advised by Nabarro Nathanson. The lead partner was Gareth Jones, assisted by associate Jeremy Adams.

British MP George Galloway and his opponent the Daily Telegraph will leave no stone unturned to sort out what could be a spectacular libel case.