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.

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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.

London

Majority of London's largest firms looking to reduce property costs

11-Feb-2015 | By Matt Byrne

A growing number of London firms are targeting a reduction in property costs, new research from property company CBRE has revealed.

London

Fladgate hires three Locke Lord partners in largest-ever lateral move

5-Feb-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Fladgate is bringing in its largest-ever batch of lateral hires, with a total of five partners joining the firm in the space of a fortnight.

London

A&O and Ashurst win key roles on £680m Jurys Inn hotel chain sale

28-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Allen & Overy (A&O), Ashurst, Dillon Eustace and William Fry have won key mandates advising on the £680m acquisition of the Jurys Inn hotel chain by US private equity group Lone Star.

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Sovereign Housing Association adds four firms to 14-strong legal panel following review

27-Jan-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Sovereign Housing Association, the largest social housing provider for the south and southwest of England, has grown its legal panel by 40 per cent, adding four firms to its roster of advisors.

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Major Russian legislation changes for 2014: real estate and construction download subscription

Dentons 27-Feb-2015

Dentons experts have prepared an overview of the most important legislation changes in real estate and construction for 2014.

Changes to calculating affordable housing contributions – a helping hand to smaller developers? download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 27-Feb-2015

The NPPG includes a proposal that a financial credit should be applied to affordable housing contributions where buildings are brought back into use or demolished in order to allow redevelopment.

Poland: Will EAA and Swiss investors be able to freely acquire agricultural and forest properties as of May 2016? download subscription

Schoenherr 27-Feb-2015

Restrictions on acquiring agricultural and forest properties in Poland by foreigners from the European Economic Area and Switzerland will cease to be binding in May 2016. Does this mean trade in agricultural real properties will be entirely free?

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