Head of Planning, Victoria Du Croz, spoke to Property Week in their regular ‘Five Minutes With’ column on how she got started in property, her favourite destination, her top book and album recommendations and the celebrity she would most like to meet.Read more
Louise Irvine, Senior Knowledge Development Lawyer, has written a piece for PBC Today (Planning, Building and Construction) on the expanding use of drones in the world of real estate and examines the legal considerations.Read more
Paper trials - Conveyancing and the Building Safety Act: Charles Miéville quoted in the Law Society Gazette
Residential Property Partner, Charles Miéville, has been quoted in the Law Society Gazette in an article on conveyancing and the Building Safety Act.Read more
Gift aid exists to encourage individuals (which includes partnerships and sole traders) to make charitable donations.
Many taxpayers give to charity (or community amateur sports clubs, which also qualify for gift aid) from a purely altruistic perspective, but by properly utilising gift aid they can make their gift go further…Read more
Private Client Partner, Guy Abrahams, has been quoted in the Property Week article ‘Testing the limits of transparency’.
The article seeks the opinion of industry experts on the transparency of Britain’s property market regarding land ownership. The push for greater transparency is to help target illicit finance and corruption in the property sector.Read more
Andrew Crabbie, Partner and Head of Commercial Real Estate, has been quoted in BE News offering his predictions for 2024, alongside other leading industry figures.
Crabbie highlighted the importance of high quality, sustainable office space to occupiers, as Forsters settles into their new office in 22 Baker Street. He stated:Read more
Jo Edwards joins ITV’s Lorraine alongside ‘Mother Pukka’ founder Anna Whitehouse to share her top tips for a good divorce on so-called ‘divorce day’
Head of Family, Jo Edwards, made a further appearance on ITV’s Lorraine to share her advice for married couples considering a divorce at the start of the year (traditionally the busiest time of the year for couples making enquiries about separation). Jo stressed the importance of not rushing into a divorce after a difficult holiday period but taking time to reflect, consider counselling, and seeking some initial legal advice.Read more
The overriding concern of the industry is that the government’s proposals will lead to even less housing being delivered - Victoria Du Croz quoted in the Financial Times
Planning Partner, Victoria Du Croz, has been quoted in the FT article entitled “Michael Gove insists he has not ‘abandoned’ local housing targets.”
Speaking on Tuesday 19 December, as the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published, Michael Gove said that local authorities will be given three months to deliver housing plans or face losing planning powers.Read more
Family Associates, Timothy Evans and Olivia Longrigg, have written a piece for the Financial Remedies Journal providing commentary following the case of Lewis v Cunningtons Solicitors  EWHC 822 (KB) which concerned a professional negligence claim against the claimant’s matrimonial solicitors.Read more
“Family Wars - lessons to be learned from conflicts” The Royal Gazette covers Nick Jacob’s STEP seminar
Private Client Partner, Nick Jacob, was invited to present a session at the recent STEP Bermuda Conference 2023. His session, entitled ‘Family Wars - lessons to be learned from conflicts’ has since been covered in an article by The Royal Gazette.Read more