Firms vie to advise London boroughs

The London Boroughs Legal Alliance (LBLA) is set to unveil its first law firm panel, with the successful candidates in line for a windfall from the group’s six local authority members.

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A guide to preferences

By Simon Bonney A closer look at preferential transactions and creditors

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.


Simpson Thacher names new KKR link

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett acquisition finance veteran Tony Keal is retiring at the end of this calendar year, with the firm nominating recently promoted ­partner Ian Barratt to take over the key Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) ­relationship in London.

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