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Portrait of Alex Prew


Alex is a partner in the real estate team in London. He specialises in real estate acquisitions and disposals, leases and asset management, and development projects. He also advises on the real estate aspects of financing transactions and corporate acquisitions.

He acts for a broad range of clients including private and institutional investors, family offices, corporate occupiers and developers.

Alex is regularly engaged by corporate occupiers to advise on their office headquarter requirements and assists FTSE 100 companies, pharmaceutical companies, insurers, law firms and recruitment companies.

Recent work highlights

  • Acting for private investors on the purchase of a £50 million business park portfolio.
  • Advising a FTSE100 pharmaceutical company on the acquisition of its 650,000 sq ft global R&D and corporate headquarters in Cambridge.
  • Acting for a UK pension fund on the £70 million sale of a single let office building to foreign domiciled buyers within a short timescale.
  • Acting on a large number of pre-lets to prominent retailers at a £200 million shopping centre development.
  • Advising private investors on the purchase and development of a residential block.
  • Dealing with the property aspects of a £70 million portfolio refinance.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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