Real Estate and Infrastructure

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DWF makes first post-IPO hire in real estate finance

DWF has made Dentons partner Brendan Slack the firm’s first lateral partner hire as a listed entity as it looks to capitalise on the momentum generated from Friday’s float. Banking and finance specialist Slack spent four years at his previous firm, having joined in March 2015 from legacy Speechly Bircham – now Charles Russell Speechlys […]

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Real estate report 2019: Four firms debut in annual rankings

Dentons continues to boast the world’s largest real estate group by headcount, according to The Lawyer‘s survey of the top 50 biggest teams, while four firms have entered the rankings. Dentons has a total of 392 partners and 1,400 lawyers globally, up from 375 and 1,300 last year, The Lawyer can reveal. For a firm […]

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City firms called in on £1bn hotel deal

A quartet of firms have won top roles on the £1bn sale of four of the Grange Hotel’s London leases, while Allen & Overy and Clifford Chance took the lead on financing matters. Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP), Hogan Lovells, Brown Rudnick and Gowling WLG all advised on the sale of the buildings to Queensgate […]

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Real estate litigators gear up as downturn looms

Much of the focus of the work handled by the firms in The Lawyer’s upcoming Global Real Estate 50 report is transactional, in particular high-end corporate and finance. But with a major downturn looming, many firms’ litigators are also gearing up for a busy period. But in March, in the UK, there is only one topic […]

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Real estate chiefs warn of lawyer job losses in tech race

Last week, in an extract from The Lawyer’s upcoming Global Real Estate 50 report, we highlighted the extent to which proptech is becoming increasingly influential in the strategies of the world’s largest property practices. Notably this year’s report includes numerous examples of how firms are using tech to streamline their delivery of real estate services. DLA […]

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Real estate report 2019: The firm spending $8m on lawtech is…

Innovation, specifically the use of proptech, is becoming increasingly influential in the strategies of the world’s largest property practices, as highlighted in The Lawyer’s upcoming Global Real Estate 50 report. The report, which is published later this month, focuses on the strategies of the world’s biggest real estate teams, with technology forming an important part […]

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Paul Hastings targets infrastructure with key Hogan Lovells hire

US firms are ramping up their efforts to secure infrastructure talent in the City, with Paul Hastings the latest outfit to recruit a corporate partner with a focus on the energy and natural resources sector. The Lawyer can reveal that Hogan Lovells partner Steven Bryan is leaving Hogan Lovells for Paul Hastings’ City office. It […]

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BCLP loses its second real estate partner to Dentons

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has lost its second real estate partner in six months, with the departure of Bonnie Calnan to Dentons. Calnan was at legacy BLP for 13 years before its merger with Bryan Cave in 2018. She follows in the footsteps of real estate partner Deepa Deb, also a BCLP-lifer, who left […]

Hashi Mohamed successful in getting Inspector’s decision quashed

The High Court last week quashed a decision by a Planning Inspector involving an important case considering the Regulations on the Community Infrastructure Levy (“CIL Regulations”). An Interested Party obtained planning permission from Shropshire Council, the Claimant, to build a detached house with triple garage at Ellsemere Shropshire. The CIL liability was assessed at £36,861.43, […]

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Fieldfisher hits RPC with eight-strong team raid

Fieldfisher has snapped up an eight-strong construction and projects team from RPC as it seeks to broaden its real estate practice across the country. The team includes partners Dan Preston, who headed RPC’s construction and projects division and will have a similar role at Fieldfisher, and David Thorne. Preston, who joined RPC as a senior […]

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