London

Southbank and King's Cross firms to be hit hardest by 25% increase in bills by 2017

1-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Law firms that moved to King’s Cross and Southbank for cheaper rents and business rates could see their bills increase by up to 25 per cent following the Government rental valuation assessment, which starts in April.

Nicky Richmond

Day 3 at MIPIM

12-Mar-2015

Forced to wake up at the ungodly hour of 8am to attend a breakfast I wonder what sort of sadist thinks that 9am on the Thursday of MIPIM is an acceptable start time. I tweet this.

London

Wanted: 25,000 sq ft for Greenberg Traurig's London lawyers

11-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Greenberg Traurig Maher is set to expand its London space by almost 50 per cent in a bid to work more efficiently, after hiring consultants to seek a new office of up to 25,000 sq ft.

London

Raft of firms advise on Canada Pension Plan’s £1.1bn Liberty Living acquisition

9-Mar-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

A raft of firms including Clifford Chance, Morgan Lewis, Nabarro and Pinsent Masons have advised on the acquisition of Liberty Living by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).

London

BLP, Nabarro and Herbies among key advisers on £770m deal to kick-start stalled Pinnacle development

23-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), DAC Beachcroft (DACB), Nabarro, Macfarlanes, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Linklaters have played key roles in the £770m sovereign wealth deal expected to resurrect the Pinnacle at 22-24 Bishopsgate.

glasgow scotland

MacRoberts builds up construction and real estate team with four DWF partners

18-Feb-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Scottish firm Macroberts has hired a four-strong team of partners from DWF to expand its construction and real estate practice.

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Landlords who grant ASTs must wend their way through a minefield of legislation. Some of the changes the Deregulation Bil will bring into force are not likely to ease that burden.

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Briefing live: Romania

20-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Panellists at The Lawyer ’s recent Romania briefing heard much to encourage them to get involved in the country

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Last day at MIPIM

13-Mar-2015

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

12-Mar-2015

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.

Cannes

MIPIM Day 3

12-Mar-2015

There was many a bleary eye this morning as day three of MIPIM got started…albeit slowly.