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Real Estate: Big-Ticket - London (Firms)
"Bruce Dear is an intellectual heavyweight."
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Bruce is Head of our London Real Estate group. He has advised on some of the UK's biggest property deals.
Bruce has extensive expierience in complex commercial structuring for property acquisitions, disposals and development, together with leasing and the full range of strategic asset management.
Bruce's recent experience includes advising:
•Facebook on their new European headquarters at One Rathbone Place;
•Legal and General on their £500m purchase and joint venture with Peel at BBC Media City;
•KPMG on their headquarters extension at 30 North Colonnade, Canary Wharf and their new “Number Twenty” Grosvenor Street client hub (£350 million);
•KPMG again on the sale and leaseback of their 15 Canada Square headquarters (£400 million);
• Legal and General on the purchase of the Rolls Building (£305m);
•CBREI on a £3 billion fund merger; and
•Legal and General on the funding and development of the new FA Football University at Burton on Trent (£100 million).