Real Estate News
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.
Bond Dickinson has made up four associates to partner in the second promotions round since the 1 May 2013 merger between Bond Pearce and Dickinson Dees.
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A successful deal relies on getting signatures on documents quickly and no more so than with tenants. It is risky to give tenants too much time to change their minds.
Various amendments have been made to the Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) Act 1990.
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