Real Estate News
Howes Percival has appointed former Eversheds partner Paul Wootton as head of its planning division.
Gateley insurer turns to Hailsham Chambers to defend multi-million pound professional negligence claim
Lawyers for Gateley’s insurer QBE have instructed Hailsham Chambers’ Michael Pooles QC to defend the firm against a multi-million pound professional negligence claim brought by property developer Empirical Property Group (EPG).
Clyde and Co has announced it has hired two partners from Squire Patton Boggs for its Manchester office.
Leigh Day is in the early stages of gathering clients for a potential £42m group action against Foxtons after starting legal proceedings against the estate agent for its client, landlord Chris Townley.
Ashurst, Mason Hayes & Curran and Pinsent Masons have all won top roles on the planned London IPO of Irish homebuilder Cairn Homes, as it intends to raise proceeds of around €350m to €400m.
Control of DAC Beachcroft is set to remain in the hands of legacy Beachcroft partners as two teams embark on presidential-style election campaigns, pitting the firm’s core insurance practice against its property team.
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GRATA newsletter, June 2015: Forex trading rules; withdrawal of land plots; and founding of arbitration court download subscription
This newsletter offers information on new Forex trading rules, the procedure of withdrawal of land plots from real estate developers, and the founding of an arbitration court in the sphere of intellectual prope
Pension pot investors help to boost property prices download subscription
According to recent statistics, Gerrards Cross has the most expensive postcode in Buckinghamshire, with average house prices of nearly £1m.
Buying and owning a French residential property in 2015 download subscription
This brochure looks at the tax aspects of buying and owning a property in France in 2015 in line with the most recent tax changes.
Despite a growing momentum in favour of alternative and ‘agile’ working models, many firms are still struggling to find a way to fit their working practices around reducing their property costs.
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Panellists at The Lawyer ’s recent Romania briefing heard much to encourage them to get involved in the country
Eye-catching defections tend to be from corporate or finance departments, so it was a nice change for us to report last week a notable news story in real estate, a practice area that – outside magic circle firms’ covert downsizing – rarely sees dramatic team moves.
Apologies for lateness today. Anyone at MIPIM will understand why. Frankly, you’re lucky to be getting a blog at all.
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.