London - International law firm Mayer Brown has advised Emperor International Holdings, a investment holding company based in Hong Kong, on the purchase of an Oxford Street retail and office complex for £35.5 million.

The property, located at 25-27 Oxford Street, is a 11,600 sq ft complex arranged over eight floors. The complex is multi-let to a range of retail and office occupiers.

Mayer Brown Real Estate partner Chris Harvey, said: "25-27 Oxford Street is an excellent long-term investment for Emperor as the property benefits from being located in a prominent location in one of London's busiest shopping hubs. It is also set to see significant infrastructure improvements on the commencement of Crossrail in London in 2018. We are delighted to have successfully acted on our first transaction for Emperor."

The Mayer Brown team was led by Real Estate partner Chris Harvey and included Real Estate senior associate Danielle Gerber.