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DLA Piper hires four construction lawyers from RPC

17-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

DLA Piper has added two partners and two associates from RPC to its real estate practice, including head of non-contentious construction and projects Stephen Malley.

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Dentons tempts Zizzi back from Clifford Chance for Bucharest boost

17-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Clifford Chance Bucharest partner Perry Zizzi has rejoined Dentons, almost seven years after quitting legacy Salans for the magic circle firm.


Macfarlanes revenue up by 22 per cent as net profit rises by almost a third

9-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Mafarlanes upped its turnover by 22 per cent in the 2013/14 financial year, from £114.16m to £139.75m.


Bond Dickinson makes up four in all-female promotions round

2-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Bond Dickinson has made up four associates to partner in the second promotions round since the 1 May 2013 merger between Bond Pearce and Dickinson Dees.


Freshfields and Slaughters land key roles on Zoopla’s £919m IPO

19-Jun-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

A raft of firms including Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Slaughter and May have advised on Zoopla Property Group’s IPO.


Dentons names Debowski as sole European real estate chief

18-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Dentons has named Warsaw partner Pawel Debowski as the sole chair of its European real estate group in the wake of co-chair Eric Rosedale’s departure to Greenberg Traurig.

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Government launches consultation on SDLT rules for collective investment schemes download subscription

Eversheds 28-Jul-2014

The government has launched a consultation on stamp duty land tax rules for property authorised investment funds and co-ownership authorised contractual schemes.

Lawbite: when a business tenancy ‘ought not’ to be renewed download subscription

Eversheds 28-Jul-2014

The two cases discussed in this briefing concern opposition to lease renewals on the grounds of the tenant’s breach of covenant.

InCredit — July 2014: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill 2014–15; ring-fencing update; and more download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 28-Jul-2014

Addleshaw Goddard has released the 7 July 2014 issue of its InCredit publication.

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Ireland: Coming back strong

23-Jun-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

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

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Happy ever after? Morgan Cole and Blake Lapthorn get hitched

16-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

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.


Peer panel: Construction – Rebuilding

7-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Beyond the headline infrastructure projects, UK construction work is still recovering from the clobbering it took during the slump


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Real estate deals in Scotland are up but there are complex motives behind the sales and leases


A halfway house on squatting


Since squatting in residential homes was outlawed, a commercial property has become the dropout des res 


Opinion: Beware the property minefield


Advising overseas buyers or tenants on UK property deals is fraught with danger for the uninitiated