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Osborne Clarke's real estate team recruits Taylor Wessing's Brussels managing partner

18-May-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Osborne Clarke has hired Taylor Wessing’s Brussels managing partner to join its real estate team in the Belgian capital. 

Poland Warsaw

Greenberg Traurig expands Europe real estate with A&O and Norton Rose hires

15-May-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Greenberg Traurig has added 12 new lawyers to its Warsaw office through hires from Allen & Overy (A&O) and Norton Rose Fulbright, as part of a strategy to expand its real estate presence in Central Europe.

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Cleary, Milbank and Paul Weiss win roles on $2bn Cushman & Wakefield merger with DTZ

14-May-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison have advised real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield on its $2bn merger with rivals DTZ.

Cambridge

Howes Percival opens real estate-focused office in Cambridge

7-May-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Howes Percival has opened an office in Cambridge focusing on real estate following the appointment of new partner Jonathan Greenhalgh.

London

Land Securities hires new GC from Mothercare

6-May-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Mothercare’s general counsel Tim Ashby is leaving the company in September for FTSE 100 real estate investment trust Land Securities. 

City Gherkin

Former Lend Lease EMEA GC Gloyens re-emerges as a partner at Michelmores

29-Apr-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Former Lend Lease EMEA general counsel Patrick Gloyens has joined Michelmores as a real estate partner. 

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