Osborne deals a boost and a blow


It is the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement on Wednesday which makes this a big week for big numbers.

Matt Byrne

Real estate gems in this year’s UK 200

14-Sep-2015 | By Matt Byrne

It’s UK 200 time, but this year there’s a difference. Several differences, in fact.

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KWM’s resurgence will be built on real estate

27-Apr-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

Eye-catching defections tend to be from corporate or finance departments, so it was a nice change for us to report last week a notable news story in real estate, a practice area that – outside magic circle firms’ covert downsizing – rarely sees dramatic team moves.

Nicky Richmond

Last day at MIPIM


Apologies for lateness today. Anyone at MIPIM will understand why. Frankly, you’re lucky to be getting a blog at all.

Nick Ellis

Thursday - Day 3


It’s Thursday, and it has been a busy few days, Wednesday was the usual hectic mix of meetings and parties; this year I preferred Uber to using my legs to get from the Martinez to the Raddison Blu.

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The real estate blog: UK tops infrastructure development table

24-Nov-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

The UK has been revealed as the world’s most attractive country for infrastructure development, according to research carried out by Nabarro.

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Blake Lapthorn partner ceases practice after misusing £220k of client funds

23-Nov-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

A former partner at legacy firm Blake Lapthorn has agreed to remove his name from the roll of practising solicitors after misusing £222,000 of client funds.


Ashurst rakes in £12m on Crossrail development work

23-Nov-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Ashurst has continued to rake in the lion’s share of legal fees on the development of the Crossrail network, with earnings of £2.4m during the last financial year.