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Strategic Priorities and Risks

Strategic Priorities and Risks

Nicky Fairbairn, a partner in the Education team at international law firm DAC Beachcroft considers the dominant legal issues facing higher education. ...

1954 Act Lesson for Operators: with Reform on the Horizon what does the recent case of Pippingford teach us about the Code?

1954 Act Lesson for Operators: with Reform on the Horizon what does the recent case of Pippingford teach us about the Code?

The latest in a long line of decisions each contributing, in their turn, some much needed additional clarification for operators and site providers al ...

Zi Wang v Graham Darby: Can cryptocurrencies be held on trust?

Zi Wang v Graham Darby: Can cryptocurrencies be held on trust?

The High Court addressed, for the first time, whether a cryptocurrency was held on trust in Zi Wang v Graham Darby [2021] EWHC 3054 (Comm). It is unde ...

Housebuilder tip of the month: Mind the (highways) gap!

Housebuilder tip of the month: Mind the (highways) gap!

The prospect of an unexpected ‘highway gap’ emerging at a site is enough to cause even the most experienced housebuilder to lose sleep. A ‘highway gap ...

Real Estate M&A 2021

Real Estate M&A 2021

DAC Beachcroft’s Corporate Real Estate Team considers the negotiation and completion of real estate combinations; the due diligence requirements and a ...

Consultation Outcome: Consultation on Changes to the Electronic Communications Code

Consultation Outcome: Consultation on Changes to the Electronic Communications Code

After 9 long months of waiting with bated breath government’s response has landed. A link to the governments response is here. We have set out some of ...

The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill and Revised Code of Practice – More News on Commercial Rent Arrears during the Pandemic

The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill and Revised Code of Practice – More News on Commercial Rent Arrears during the Pandemic

The UK Government has published its first draft legislation dealing with commercial rent liabilities during the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as a new Co ...

The ESG Imperative

The ESG Imperative

Christopher Stanwell, Head of Planning at international law firm DAC Beachcroft, consider how investors and regulators are re-shaping Real Estate’s ap ...

Autumn Budget 2021 – from a residential development perspective

Autumn Budget 2021 – from a residential development perspective

The Chancellor promised that today’s belated Budget wouldn’t include any ‘fire-works’ (despite heavy criticism about the release of detailed pre-brief ...

Housebuilder Tip of the Month: Third party consents for property transactions

Housebuilder Tip of the Month: Third party consents for property transactions

The following is a non-exhaustive list of examples where the existence of third parties in a property transaction should be considered.  Early engagem ...