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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

1 WOOD STREET, CHEAPSIDE, LONDON, EC2V 7WS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7919 4500
Fax:
Fax 020 7919 4919
DX:
154280 CHEAPSIDE 8
Email:
Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Bruce Dear

Tel:
Work +44 207 919 4888
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Bruce is Head of the London Real Estate group. He specialises in indirect real estate such as complex fund and commercial structuring for property acquisitions, disposals and leasing work, substantial private sector development work, and the full range of strategic asset and portfolio management. Clients include Legal and General, St. Martins, KPMG, the Swedish National Pension Fund and SEGRO.

Recent deals include:

  • Purchase of the Rolls Building, the UK's new commercial court headquarters, for LGPL (£305 million).
  • Purchase of Slaughter and May's headquarters, Bunhill Row, for St. Martins (£185 million).
  • Purchase of 60 Threadneedle Street, headquarters of Berenberg Bank, for St. Martin's (£186 million).
  • Funding and development of the new FA Football University at Burton on Trent for Legal and General (£100 million).
  • Purchase of ING Covent Garden Portfolio for Legal and General (£120 million).
  • Purchase of 5 Canada Square for St Martins (£385 million).
  • Sale of IQ Winnersh for SEGRO (£245 million).
  • PfP sale and leaseback for Legal and General (£252 million).
  • Advising KPMG in relation to their new headquarters building at 30 North Colonnade and their innovative new client hub at 20 Grosvenor Street.

Over the last fifteen years Bruce has published more than 100 articles on issues of real estate law and policy in national and sector publications. He has lectured for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the London South Bank University and acted as an adviser to the British Property Federation on legislative reform.

 

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London: Real estate

Commercial property: corporate occupiers

Within: Leading individuals

Bruce Dear - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: Commercial property: corporate occupiers

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is a market leader in the corporate occupier space and recently acted for Facebook on a multi-building pre-let of 620,000 sq ft at Argent’s King’s Cross development. The highly recommended Bruce Dear led on the matter, with other recent highlights including office relocations, headquarter expansions and a range of complex leasing issues. The retail sector is another area in which the practice excels as it handles data privacy, insolvency and smart warehousing matters, among many others. The firm is also recommended for its work in the hotels and leisure industry as well as development and investment matters.

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Commercial property: development

Within: Commercial property: development

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is a market leader in the corporate occupier space and recently acted for Facebook on a multi-building pre-let of 620,000 sq ft at Argent’s King’s Cross development. The highly recommended Bruce Dear led on the matter, with other recent highlights including office relocations, headquarter expansions and a range of complex leasing issues. The retail sector is another area in which the practice excels as it handles data privacy, insolvency and smart warehousing matters, among many others. The firm is also recommended for its work in the hotels and leisure industry as well as development and investment matters.

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Commercial property: hotels and leisure

Within: Commercial property: hotels and leisure

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is a market leader in the corporate occupier space and recently acted for Facebook on a multi-building pre-let of 620,000 sq ft at Argent’s King’s Cross development. The highly recommended Bruce Dear led on the matter, with other recent highlights including office relocations, headquarter expansions and a range of complex leasing issues. The retail sector is another area in which the practice excels as it handles data privacy, insolvency and smart warehousing matters, among many others. The firm is also recommended for its work in the hotels and leisure industry as well as development and investment matters.

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Commercial property: investment

Within: Commercial property: investment

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is a market leader in the corporate occupier space and recently acted for Facebook on a multi-building pre-let of 620,000 sq ft at Argent’s King’s Cross development. The highly recommended Bruce Dear led on the matter, with other recent highlights including office relocations, headquarter expansions and a range of complex leasing issues. The retail sector is another area in which the practice excels as it handles data privacy, insolvency and smart warehousing matters, among many others. The firm is also recommended for its work in the hotels and leisure industry as well as development and investment matters.

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Commercial property: retail

Within: Commercial property: retail

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is a market leader in the corporate occupier space and recently acted for Facebook on a multi-building pre-let of 620,000 sq ft at Argent’s King’s Cross development. The highly recommended Bruce Dear led on the matter, with other recent highlights including office relocations, headquarter expansions and a range of complex leasing issues. The retail sector is another area in which the practice excels as it handles data privacy, insolvency and smart warehousing matters, among many others. The firm is also recommended for its work in the hotels and leisure industry as well as development and investment matters.

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