Real Estate News
Clifford Chance has led on property investment company Blackstone’s £320m acquisition of 125 Old Broad Street from Brookfield Property Partners.
Baker & McKenzie is advising on the sale of the City’s landmark Gherkin building months after handling its collapse into receivership earlier in the year.
QualitySolicitors’ owner Palamon Capital Partners has acquired an undisclosed majority shareholding in Simplify Legal Group.
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.
Clifford Chance Bucharest partner Perry Zizzi has rejoined Dentons, almost seven years after quitting legacy Salans for the magic circle firm.
Mafarlanes upped its turnover by 22 per cent in the 2013/14 financial year, from £114.16m to £139.75m.
Real Estate Briefings
Maximum fines available to magistrates to increase the impact on organisations? download subscription
The government has recently announced that it will remove the £5,000 upper limit on fines imposed in the magistrates’ courts.
GST and rental guarantees — a new ATO determination download subscription
The ATO has issued a new goods and services tax (GST) determination, GSTD 2014/3, relating to GST and rental guarantee arrangements.
HMRC in VAT surrender download subscription
HMRC has finally confirmed that the surrender of a lease subject to tenancies can constitute a ‘transfer of a going concern’ with the result that no VAT is payable.
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
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.
Beyond the headline infrastructure projects, UK construction work is still recovering from the clobbering it took during the slump
Real estate deals in Scotland are up but there are complex motives behind the sales and leases
Since squatting in residential homes was outlawed, a commercial property has become the dropout des res
Advising overseas buyers or tenants on UK property deals is fraught with danger for the uninitiated