Real Estate News
Macfarlanes has continued its recent uptick in lateral partner hiring by taking on Shearman & Sterling real estate specialist Clare Breeze.
Shepherd & Wedderburn has boosted its real estate practice in London with two new partner hires including the former head of property at Addleshaw Goddard.
Field Fisher Waterhouse (FFW) has agreed a deal to move its entire London operations into one site overlooking the River Thames after originally considering two other buildings in the City.
Clifford Chance, Hogan Lovells and Proskauer Rose are advising on the IPO of New York’s Empire State Building, which now looks set to go ahead after more than a year of wranglings with investors.
DWF has recruited 13 lawyers, including five partners, from Eversheds’ Manchester and Newcastle offices in a boost to its property department.
Real Estate Analysis
Foreign investment in prime London real estate and UK companies’ willingness to embrace alternative assets is keeping law firm property teams afloat. James Swift reports
The once-mighty Linklaters real estate department is a shadow of its former self. Should management rethink its grand plan?
As the property market has crashed so real estate litigation cases have ramped up, with landlords looking for any avenue to bump up their earnings
Cautious optimism was the predominant theme at a more subdued Mipim this year, with lawyers intent on wooing the few cash-rich players
Proposed changes to two Government environmental initiatives that affect the commercial property sector should make the schemes simpler to operate - but not much.