Aviva confirms City prelet to Shoosmiths

Aviva Investors has confirmed its prelet at 1 Bow Churchyard, EC2, to law firm Shoosmiths.

Located in a prime position in the City of London between St Paul’s and Bank station, the building is to be refurbished prior to Shoosmiths taking occupation.

Simon Boss, chief executive of Shoosmiths, said: “Expanding our presence and investing in London, following on from recent expansion in Milton Keynes, Leeds, Glasgow and Belfast, reflects our strong growth in line with our strategy across the UK.”

Melanie Collett, head of asset management at Aviva Investors, added: “Occupier demand for prime City of