Real Estate News
BLM, Clarke Willmott and Penningtons Manches are among the firms to have been newly appointed to the Housing Associations’ Legal Alliance (HALA) refreshed panel.
Bird & Bird is facing a £2m negligence claim from British Virgin Islands (BVI) company Orientfield Holdings in relation to Orientfield’s aborted purchase of a £25m property recently bought by Elisabeth Murdoch.
CMS and Pinsent Masons have taken key roles on the £224.1m acquisition of Scotland’s second-largest covered shopping centre, The Centre in Livingston, by HSBC Alternative Investments.
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.
King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has hired former Eversheds London managing partner Cornelius Medvei, along with two of the firm’s structured real estate partners.
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.
Real Estate Briefings
The Santa Clause: tenants and lease agreements download subscription
As the property market has improved we have begun to see a small amount of speculative development returning.
It was hoped that the enactment of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1988 would bring to an end the uncertainty that plagued applications by tenants to assign or sublet their premises.
A conservation covenant is an agreement between a landowner and a responsible body, whereby the landowner promises to carry out or refrain from carrying out activities on their land.
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
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