Derwent’s Letting of Francis House to Edelman

Derwent's Letting of Francis House to Edelman

Charles Russell Speechlys advised Derwent London plc on the deal.

Derwent London plc is letting Francis House in London to global communications firm Edelman. 

Francis House is currently undergoing a comprehensive refurbishment, due to complete in H1 2022. Edelman has agreed to lease the entire c.38,200 sq. ft. for 15 years with a tenant break option at year 10. 

The Charles Russell Speechlys team was led by Fiona Edmond (Picture), with Mark White and Chris Busaileh leading a combined Real Estate and Construction team, supported in particular by Helen Coward (Partner, Tax) and Amy Shuttleworth (Associate, Real Estate). Over the course of the last five months the Charles Russell Speechlys Real Estate and Construction teams have advised Derwent on the letting or pre-letting of both recent retrofit projects on their Victoria estate, totalling c. 70,000 sq. ft. of space.

Involved fees earner: Christopher Busaileh – Charles Russell Speechlys; Helen Coward – Charles Russell Speechlys; Fiona Edmond – Charles Russell Speechlys; Mark White – Charles Russell Speechlys;

Law Firms: Charles Russell Speechlys;

Clients: Derwent London;

Giulia Di Palma

Author: Giulia Di Palma