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Osborne Clarke advises on the sale of Barratt Residential Asset Management to FirstPort


Written on 18 March 2019

International legal practice Osborne Clarke has advised BDW Trading Limited on the sale of its management company, Barratt Residential Asset Management (BRAM), to FirstPort.

FirstPort is the UK’s premier property management company, with over four decades of experience FirstPort cares for 185,000 homes across the UK.

Barratt Developments PLC is a long standing and valued client of Osborne Clarke. Osborne Clarke has advised Barratt on a number of recent matters including the Ebbsfleet Garden city development and a 50:50 joint venture (JV) with Swindon Borough Council.

Partner and Sector Head of Real Estate and Infrastructure, Conrad Davies led the Osborne Clarke team. Conrad was supported by Senior Associate Damocles Merry and Associate Rebecca Eade (Corporate), Legal Director Matt Ashley (Real Estate), Partner Tracey Wright and Associate Helena Zaba (Tax), Partner Paul Killen and Associate Lara Flynn (Employment) and Partner Lara Burch and Associate Celine O’Connor (Commercial).

Osborne Clarke is a recognised industry leader in real estate providing a comprehensive life-cycle service and advising major real estate industry organisations, ranging from developers and investors to property funds and corporate occupiers.