Legacy Portfolio | Partners



Slaughter and May

Legal Advisers

Slaughter and May is recognised throughout the business community as one of the City's leading law firms. The firm has a diverse and extensive worldwide practice advising UK and international clients on a full range of corporate, commercial, financing and other matters. Ian Hodgson is based at the firm's London office and has worked extensively with Jones Lang LaSalle, Smith & Williamson, HBJ Gateley Wareing and with Alexander Anton on previous transactions.

Ian Hodgson, Partner
T: 020 7090 3135



Brown Rudnick

Legal Advisers

Brown Rudnick is a full-service, international law firm. From offices in the United States and Europe, 200 attorneys practice across integrated areas of law and provide clients with a breadth and depth of expertise uniquely suited to their individual legal needs. Louise Verrill has advised Legacy since its outset and has helped the development of the Legacy concept.

Louise Verrill, Partner
T: 020 7851 6006



Smith & Williamson

Tax Advisers & Auditors

Smith & Williamson is a leading provider of investment management, financial advisory and tax and accountancy services to private clients, professional practices, mid to large corporates and non-profit organisations. Smith & Williamson has brought together a resource with in-depth experience of dealing with tax structuring and acquisitions and considerable property industry expertise to the Legacy team and have worked closely with Alexander for a number of years.

Martin Courtney, Corporate Tax Director
T: 020 7131 4199



Jones Lang LaSalle

Property Advisers

Jones Lang LaSalle is one of the world's leading real estate services and money management firms, committed to delivering exceptional strategic, fully-integrated services for property owners, investors and occupiers. Jones Lang LaSalle's Corporate Capital Markets team has joined the Legacy team in assembling and pricing our bid. In addition, Jones Lang LaSalle's agency team, with offices in London, Heathrow, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh, has provided market knowledge and advice to the Legacy team on previous transactions.

Mike Evans, Director
T: 020 7399 5575



HBJ Gateley

Legal Advisers

HBJ Gateley is a top 20, full service national law firm with offices in England, Scotland and Dubai. “We add value by providing companies, public sector bodies and individuals with legal advice that is commercial and practical, enabling them to make well informed decisions. With over 80 partners and 280 fee earners we have dedicated specialists in the areas of corporate, banking, commercial property, social housing, construction, employment, dispute resolution, shipping and private client & financial services.” The HBJ Gatetely team have provided Legacy with first class legal advice on the recent transactions.

Miles Ede, Partner
T: 0131 222 9819




Property Managers

FraserCRE is a real estate management and consulting firm dedicated to the corporate occupier market. It services the needs of corporate occupier clients through the management of property portfolios, the provision of strategic consultancy advice and, unlike most property management agents, by being able to deliver significant cost reductions to the business. Turning property speak into finance speak is the mantra of the business. Tim Lowe, Director of Operations, has worked closely alongside Alexander Anton for the last 12 years and on the recent bids for portfolios, advising on the management of the portfolio once acquired.

Tim Lowe, Director of Operations
T: 020 7440 7509




PR Advisers

Brunswick is an international corporate communications partnership that helps businesses and other organizations address critical communications challenges. It started in London in 1987 and has grown organically as a private partnership in 19 cities around the world. Brunswick has provided strategic communications advice to Legacy Portfolio since the beginning of 2012.

Kate Holgate / Sheena Shah
T: 020 7404 5959



Plus Shops

Property Advisers

Plus Shops is a retail property focused firm, widely known in its sector for first-rate shopping centreasset management, tenant acquisitions and property accounting services. Plus Shops understand that active property management can influence Net Operating Profit and make a real difference to investor returns. The team have worked with and advised Legacy on recent lease liability deals.

Leigh Burnett, Managing Director
T: 020 7317 3737



The Local Data Company

Leader in retail location data and insight

The Local Data Company (LDC) is the UK's leader in retail location data and insight. Combining powerful proprietary technology with a unique, field research database of over 500,000 premises, LDC delivers data, market analysis and unique profiling to the leading retailers, financial institutions, analysts, search engines, online directories and media. To enhance the analysis offered to our clients, Legacy Retail has partnered with LDC to add their insight into the pros and cons of each location. In particular we look to develop a deeper understanding of the changing environment at each store and how this impacts future trading and the cost of exiting from the lease. This analysis is used to confirm or dispute the inclusion of individual sites in the surplus property portfolio and ensure that the correct level of store contribution is allocated when closing down sites.

Mellissa Watson
T: 020 3111 4393