Real Estate News
German firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek has picked up the Stuttgart office of Nabarro alliance partner GSK Stockmann & Kollegen, adding eight partners to its ranks.
Weightmans has embarked on a significant expansion of its Glasgow office, hiring three partners from Anderson Strathern and BTO Solicitors in the first wave of a recruitment drive.
German firms Görg and Noerr have taken the lead roles on the financing and development of Europe’s largest shopping centre in the heart of Berlin.
Nabarro has doubled its Dubai office, adding a Dentons associate, local barrister and counsel in a bid to beef up its constructions disputes practice overseas.
Private equity-backed Knights is expected to turnover in excess of £15m during 2014/15 having hit £7.5m at the half-year.
Squire Patton Boggs has hired Sidley Austin partner Jens Rinze, three months after Sidley confirmed it was closing down its German practice.
Real Estate Briefings
Serious harm: in the balance? download subscription
In Cooke v MGN Ltd, the High Court gave the first judgment on the serious harm test in section 1 of the Defamation Act 2013.
Lease renewal: no new lease for litigious tenants download subscription
Because of a history of litigation between a landlord and its tenants, the landlord was justified in refusing to grant the tenants a new business lease.
Service charge: deductions and apportionment in the last year of a lease download subscription
In a recent case, it was the tenant of certain floors and the car park in an office building where it paid service charge calculated by deducting the annual expenditure from the gross annual expenditure.
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
Morgan Cole and Blake Lapthorn have finally decided that three’s a crowd and, after months of flirting with Boyes Turner, gone ahead with a traditional two-way merger.