London

Nabarro and Goodwin Procter advises on acquisition of Telegraph Media HQ

19-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Nabarro and Goodwin Procter were key advisers on the £204.3m purchase of assets including Telegraph Media Group’s London headquarters by Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate from Kish Holdings. 

London

King & Wood Mallesons picks up Eversheds trio to build structured real estate team

14-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has hired former Eversheds London managing partner Cornelius Medvei, along with two of the firm’s structured real estate partners.

City

Baker & McKenzie, CMS and Taylor Wessing line up for Gherkin sale

10-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Baker & McKenzie, CMS Cameron McKenna and Taylor Wessing have all advised on the £700m sale of the landmark Gherkin building to the Safra Group controlled by Brazilian billionaire Joseph Safra.

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Eversheds appoints new London tax head

7-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Eversheds has appointed Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) real estate tax partner Cathryn Vanderspar as its new London tax head following the departure of Clive Jones.

David Ryan

Pinsents kicks off contested managing partner election

5-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Pinsent Masons has kicked off its managing partner election process by putting three partners up for the role.

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Pinsents moots international real estate ambitions

5-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Pinsent Masons’ blossoming overseas real estate teams reveal a hint of what direction the firm will take as a new generation of leaders arrive at the helm.

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Real Estate Briefings

Home Office releases guidance for residential landlords on the new immigration checks on tenants download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 21-Nov-2014

The Home Office has released guidance for landlords ahead of the Right to Rent Check Pilot Scheme, which launches in the West Midlands on 1 December 2014.

AIB v Redlers: the extent of a lender’s loss caused by solicitors’ breach of trust weblink subscription

Walker Morris 20-Nov-2014

The Supreme Court has denied lenders a claim for equitable compensation for a solicitors’ breach of trust that exceeds that of the actual loss caused. 

Real-Estate Insight — new rules affecting landlords with regard to Immigration Act; commentary on Youssefi case; and more weblink subscription

B P Collins 19-Nov-2014

This edition features new rules affecting private landlords and managing agents with regards to the Immigration Act.

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Briefing live: Romania

20-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

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Special report: Funds – Social climbers

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Entries for this year’s Lawyer Awards Funds Team of the Year saw innovative structures and many firsts for good causes

Ireland

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