David Nunn led a property team at Simmons & Simmons which advised Reader's Digest in the disposal of its European headquarter's offices in Canary Wharf to German open ended fund, DIFA, for £59m in a sale and lease-back deal. DIFA was advised by a Linklaters team, led by James Knox and Jurgen Hubner of German firm, Gaedertz.
THE GOVERNMENT’S trend towards using more non-statutory regulations and codes is “undemocratic” says leading employment lawyer Barry Mordsley. Though the Fairness at Work Bill, released last week, has been welcomed by employment lawyers for granting concessions to both employers and employees alike, concerns have also been expressed at the way the law is being changed. […]