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Alan Crawford


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English

Alan was made partner in May 2014.

Alan is client relationship partner at CMS for the Columbia Threadneedle, Life Science REIT and Block Industrial relationships. 

Alan acts for a mix of small and large funds, property investment and development clients. His experience includes investment sales and purchases (both funded and un-funded), forward-funding and mixed-use development, property management and general landlord and tenant work. He has been personally involved in over £3 billion of investment transactions over the last 3 years and been recognised as leading individual by the Legal 500 publication in 2022.

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Relevant experience

  • Columbia Threadneedle Property Investments Ltd on all Threadneedle’s geared funds.  Advising on a number of investment acquisitions (both funded and unfunded) of various industrial/office/retail/mixed use properties throughout the UK with a combined value of over £1.5 billion in the last two years.
  • Block Industrial on all their UK transactions including the recap of 12 assets by Brookfield Asset Management.
  • Life Sciences REIT on the acquisition of 12 Herbrand Street, Phases 1 and 2 Cambourne Business Park and Rolling Stock Yard.
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  • 2000 - LLB, Keele University
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