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Permission in principle – growth, renewal, protect

The biggest shake up of the planning system since 1947 continues apace with the announcement, on 2 August, of government plans to create an automatic green light for development within specifically designated areas of the country.

Setting aside company transactions involving Jersey, Guernsey and BVI companies

Financial pressure can change perspectives on transactions – whether through the lens of an insolvent winding up, in the context of a counterparty or related interested party exploring ways in which they might unravel a transaction, or a new board considering whether a company can extricate itself from contractual arrangements that appear to have been subject to a conflict of interest or which were for an improper purpose.

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Nabarros wins over Numis

Nabarro Nathanson has won Numis as a client, after advising the broker on the unusual demerger and AIM listing of Moneybox. Corporate partner Iain Newman led on the deal which saw Moneybox demerge from parent company Ambient, raise £47m in an AIM listing and then spend the money on expansion with the acquisition of G2 […]

Clause for thought

The proposed Exclusion of Judicial Review in the Asylum and Immigration Bill is an affront to the rule of law, says Richard Plender QC

Conveyancing advice causes third of all solicitor PI claims

Over a third of all solicitor professional indemnity claims arise out of residential conveyancing advice, according to the results of a new survey. The Zurich Professional survey revealed that a high percentage of claims arise from the failure of solicitors to carry out correctly routine conveyancing practices, such as investigation into the title of property […]

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