Real Estate News
Mishcon de Reya has hired DAC Beachcroft head of planning Anita Riviera to lead its planning team, becoming the firm’s eighth partner hire this year.
This week’s blog looks at how a market upswing could revive bank lending to the property sector
Pinsent Masons has appointed former Fieldfisher Munich managing partner Sibylle Schumacher as a partner in Germany, at the same time losing its head of real estate litigation to Eversheds in London.
This week’s real estate blog looks at the impact of tech stores on partners’ contract negotiations.
British Land has hired HSBC deputy company secretary Elaine Williams as its first general counsel.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has hired a team of six lawyers including two partners from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, strengthening its Berlin real estate and infrastructure practice.
Real Estate Briefings
Assured shorthold tenancies and deregulation download subscription
Important changes regarding Section 21 notices.
New prescribed form of Section 21 notice download subscription
Compliance with the new requirements will be essential for any landlord who wishes to use the Section 21 notice procedure to terminate an assured shorthold tenancy.
Notices served in the first four months of an assured shorthold tenancy will be invalid, and other changes
New UK 200 data shows early signs of momentous change at UK legal offices, as firms seek out real estate strategies that ease the pressure of soaring rents, promote flexible working and attract high-quality staff and clients
Boodle Hatfield may have set a trend when it vacated its 300-year Mayfair seat, with firms – both in London and nationwide – being forced by soaring property prices to get creative with their real estate.
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.
It’s UK 200 time, but this year there’s a difference. Several differences, in fact.
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.