Real Estate Quarterly Spring 2017

Hogan Lovells quarterly newsletter on legal topics relevant to the UK real estate industry. This issue covers:

UK Head of Real Estate, Daniel Norris, comments on the challenges that lie ahead

In December 2016, Daniel Norris was appointed UK Head of Real Estate for Hogan Lovells. A partner for 9 years and at the firm for 19, Norris has worked on many high profile matters and experienced first-hand the cyclical nature of property investment. Two months into the job, he comments on what he sees will be the challenges for the market and how he plans to meet them.



Lost in translation – the interpretation of contracts

As cases on the interpretation of contracts abound, Paul Tonkin and Shanna Davison examine the courts’ likely approach to them.



Legal viewpoint on CVAs

Mathew Ditchburn discusses why CVAs fail more often than not, and what it means for landlords.



Falling foul of Flying Freeholds

Julia Heyn explains flying freeholds and asks why they raise alarm bells for property lawyers and those in the real estate industry.



Cyber wars and the importance of cyber security to real estate

Daniel Norris explains why cyber security is of increasing concern to the real estate industry.



Case round up

Lien Tran and Paul Tonkin review recent case law.




This month, Simon Keen looks at exclusivity agreements whilst Adam Balfour flags up a new consultation which proposes that landlords help prevent illegal tobacco trading on premises.



Removing the limits – a new class of real estate investment vehicle

Sian Owles considers the proposals for a new investment vehicle – the private fund limited partnership.



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