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Amendments to permitted development rights for new homes

On 1 August changes to the current permitted development regime will be introduced. These will assist in meeting housing demand, whilst ensuring that conversions to residential use provide adequate natural light.

The restructuring review 2020: Switzerland

In the latest issue of “The Restructuring Review”, Daniel Hayek and Mark Meili provide an overview of the special features of Swiss restructuring law, taking into account the latest legislative developments due to COVID-19.


Latham and Linklaters team up for sale of Grosvenor House Hotel

Linklaters and Latham & Watkins have spearheaded the sale of the iconic Grosvenor House hotel to a Qatari-state backed company, as the wealthy Gulf state continues its splurge on the capital’s trophy assets. The magic circle firm advised Katara Hospitality, which is owned by the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), led by real estate partner Simon Price, banking partner Mark O’Neill, corporate […]

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