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Mishcon boosts real estate group with DAC Beachcroft planning head

5-Oct-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

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.

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Real estate blog: The banking sector's revived faith in the property market

29-Sep-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

This week’s blog looks at how a market upswing could revive bank lending to the property sector


Pinsents loses London partner but hires Fieldfisher German disputes head

22-Sep-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

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.

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​Real estate blog: how the tech sector is impacting the real estate market

22-Sep-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

This week’s real estate blog looks at the impact of tech stores on partners’ contract negotiations.

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British Land picks up HSBC deputy company secretary as first GC

17-Sep-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

British Land has hired HSBC deputy company secretary Elaine Williams as its first general counsel.

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BLP boosts Berlin real estate with Orrick team

17-Sep-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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.

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Assured shorthold tenancies and deregulation download subscription

The Sheriffs Office 2-Oct-2015

Important changes regarding Section 21 notices.

New prescribed form of Section 21 notice download subscription

Goodman Derrick 2-Oct-2015

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.

Real estate: changes to Section 21 possession notices weblink subscription

Walker Morris 2-Oct-2015

Notices served in the first four months of an assured shorthold tenancy will be invalid, and other changes

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The Lawyer UK 200 2015: which firms are getting the most out of their property?

14-Sep-2015 | By Kim Tasso

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

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Property prices through the roof: how to get the most out of your space

6-Jul-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

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.

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Rental arithmetic: how the UK's top firms are managing their property

2-Mar-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

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.

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Real estate gems in this year’s UK 200

14-Sep-2015 | By Matt Byrne

It’s UK 200 time, but this year there’s a difference. Several differences, in fact.

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KWM’s resurgence will be built on real estate

27-Apr-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

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.

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Last day at MIPIM


Apologies for lateness today. Anyone at MIPIM will understand why. Frankly, you’re lucky to be getting a blog at all.