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Articles by Nicola Fairbairn

The impact of virtual shopping on the physical environment

The impact of virtual shopping on the physical environment

Increases in internet shopping is having a significant impact on both long distance and last mile delivery and also on the built environment. Nicky Fa ...

Future of the University Estate

Future of the University Estate

Nicky Fairbairn, a partner in the Education team at DAC Beachcroft, an international law firm, considers five filters for decision making that she con ...

Estates Strategy: Thinking Beyond COVID-19

Estates Strategy: Thinking Beyond COVID-19

This article was first published in University Business. Considerations about the future shape of the campus, for any education establishment, are on  ...

Bywords for success

Bywords for success

Emerging as a viable long-term institution post COVID requires some fundamental re-examination, with or without recourse to the Higher Education Restr ...

Higher Education: A new model emerges

Higher Education: A new model emerges

Purpose, technological impact, the purpose of physical institutions and the student body composition were all changing pre-COVID-19. They are now cent ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: “… or any other use that the Landlord may not consent to”

Real Estate Tip of the Week: “… or any other use that the Landlord may not consent to”

It is well known that the Lands Tribunal may modify or remove restrictive covenants affecting freehold land but it is less well known that the same st ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Co-insure, but don't co-exist

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Co-insure, but don't co-exist

An increasing number of tenants (and their advisors) are alive to the fact that merely noting their interest on their landlord’s building insurance po ...