• Hague Convention should mean UK judgments enforceable in EU states

    Since the Brexit vote, property investors may want to know whether UK judgments will continue to be enforceable in the courts of EU member states when the UK leaves the EU.

    November 05, 2018

  • Real estate focus

    A round-up of some key legal developments in England and Wales for the real estate sector.

    October 24, 2018

  • Commercial division update: Judicial dissolution of New York limited

    New York courts are frequently called upon to resolve disputes over whether a limited liability corporation ("LLC") should be dissolved.

    October 19, 2018

  • The US crime-fraud exception to the attorney-client privilege

    The recent seizure by United States federal agents of documents in the possession of President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has generated much press and speculation concerning the scope of protection over those documents afforded by the attorney-client privilege.

    October 04, 2018

  • A new start for pre-commencement conditions

    They can be the bane of the development community’s existence; the euphoria of securing a planning permission soon dampened by the realisation that work cannot begin until a raft of pre-commencement planning conditions have been discharged. Sometimes this involves revisiting details that were submitted with the planning application.

    September 28, 2018

  • Freedom of contract trumps the doctrine of prevention

    In July, the Court of Appeal upheld last year’s decision at first instance and confirmed that the parties to a construction or engineering contract may allocate the risk of concurrent delay contractually without being in contravention of the doctrine of prevention.

    September 03, 2018

  • Real estate focus

    A round-up of some key legal developments in England and Wales for the real estate sector.

    August 21, 2018

  • Real estate focus

    A round-up of some key legal developments in England and Wales for the real estate sector.

    August 21, 2018

  • Real estate focus

    A round-up of some key legal developments in England and Wales for the real estate sector.

    July 25, 2018

  • Hotels and leisure

    Fuelled by the changing priorities of millennial travellers, new products have emerged to accommodate those looking for an alternative to the conventional hotel.

    July 24, 2018