Real Estate News
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.
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.
Goodwin Procter and Mayer Brown have advised on the sale of the City’s Tower Place to Chinese insurance giant Ping An.
Pannone Corporate is preparing to move to dedicated premises on 2 February, one year after the firm’s demerger from legacy Pannone.
Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has moved into the first floor of King & Wood Mallesons’ (KWM) office space, shrinking its square footage as a result of going open plan.
DWF has appointed Ince & Co head of corporate insurance Richard Britain and DLA Piper banking partner Christian Francis in London.
Real Estate Briefings
Involuntary bailment — the duty of care owed by the mortgagee on execution of a possession warrant subscription
What do you do when you take possession of a house and the former occupier has left various items of theirs behind?
Equity of exoneration — joint mortgagors do not necessarily have joint responsibility for the secured debt subscription
It is a not uncommon situation — the family home is jointly mortgaged to secure the debts of a family member’s business.
Should I stay or should I go? The position of a joint tenant whose partner has served a notice to quit subscription
Karl Anders looks at the latest in a line of cases where the highest national and European courts have considered the impact of human rights legislation on domestic possession proceedings.
In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters
Panellists at The Lawyer ’s recent Romania briefing heard much to encourage them to get involved in the country
Entries for this year’s Lawyer Awards Funds Team of the Year saw innovative structures and many firsts for good causes