Real Estate News
Stephenson Harwood has taken a lead role advising the developer of a long-awaited $2.5bn (£1.55bn) real estate and tourism development project in Oman.
Land Securities’ first-ever general counsel Adrian de Souza has handed in his resignation after over four years at the FTSE 100 property company.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is understood to be negotiating to take the seventh floor at 41 Lothbury having taken over Bingham McCutchen’s lease on the fifth and sixth floors with immediate effect.
Tempted as I am to finish the line of that song, it would not be entirely accurate.
The number of law firms having to take office space at rates that exceed the top of the London market has risen 7 per cent, according to new research.
Day two is nearing its close, I don’t expect anybody to be here on day three apart from the cleaners. Conferences used to be all about the speakers, the exhibition stands were a side show.
Real Estate Briefings
Keep your dispute out of my court — Bradley v Heslin download subscription
It would appear from this High Court decision that the courts may in future direct parties involved in neighbourhood disputes to try to engage in mediation.
Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Act 2014 download subscription
This act makes a number of changes to the rules relating to intestacy; the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975; and trustees’ powers.
Consumer finance update: CFPB issues final rule for QM points and fees cure download subscription
The CFPB has issued a final rule allowing lenders to cure loans that do not meet the ‘points and fees’ test under the Ability-to-Repay/Qualified Mortgage Rule.
Panellists at The Lawyer ’s recent Romania briefing heard much to encourage them to get involved in the country
Entries for this year’s Lawyer Awards Funds Team of the Year saw innovative structures and many firsts for good causes
Property prices are rising again and this time Ireland’s lawyers are confident it is no bubble, while talk of an early wind-up for Nama hints at austerity’s end