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Herbert Smith Freehills' UK real estate development practice in the news

Property Supply Hasn’t Kept Pace With Popularity of Real-Estate Funds, The Wall Street Journal, 17 January 2017: Quote from Don Rowlands, Partner and Head of Real Estate UK/EMEA, Herbert Smith Freehills

In-house: Standard Life adds to legal roster after Ignis acquisition, Legal Business, 21 July 2016: Herbert Smith Freehills was reappointed to the legal panel of Standard Life

Standard Life Investments increases panel from three to five, Legal Week, 21 July, 2016: Herbert Smith Freehills was reappointed to the legal panel of Standard Life

Some buyers using 'Brexit clauses' to drop UK commercial property deals, Reuters, 11 July 2016: Quote from Don Rowlands, Partner and Head of Real Estate UK/EMEA, Herbert Smith Freehills

Forthcoming law expected to introduce a new corporate vehicle, Property Week, 01July 2016: Opinion piece by Paul Chases, Senior Associate and Head of Corporate Real Estate, Herbert Smith Freehills, London 

What now for CRE as UK chooses Brexit?, CoStar, 24 June 2016: Quote from Don Rowlands, Partner and Head of Real Estate UK/EMEA, Herbert Smith Freehills

Property experts comment on Brexit results, Europe Real Estate, 24 June 2016: Quote from Don Rowlands, Partner and Head of Real Estate UK/EMEA, Herbert Smith Freehills

Spec schemes reviewed as uncertainty reigns, Estates Gazette, 01 July 2016: Quote from Dorothy Livingstone, Consultant, Herbert Smith Freehills

Dealmaker: Herbert Smith Freehills' Alice Dockar on spray tans, back fills and violent dramas, Legal Week, 01 July 2016: Profile of Alice Dockar, Partner, Real Estate, Herbert Smith Freehills

Planning: a modest proposal, Estates Gazette, 06 June, 2016: Opinion piece by Matthew White, Partner and Head of Planning at Herbert Smith Freehills London office

Legal view: First dibs for Londoners, The Planner, 06 June 2016: Opinion piece by Matthew White, Partner and Head of Planning at Herbert Smith Freehills London office

Car park decision a victory for landowners, EGi, 25 May 2016: Matthew Bonye, Partner and Head of Real Estate Dispute Resolution at Herbert Smith Freehills is quoted in an article on the Court of Appeal decision in Winterburn v Bennett

Real Estate Team of the Year: the shortlist, The Lawyer, 16 May 2016: Herbert Smith Freehills are shortlisted and Real Estate Partner Julian Pollock is quoted

New partners at Herbert Smith Freehills, EGi, 21 April 2016: Rob Carr and Shona Grey have been promoted to partners in the HSF Real Estate practice from 1 May 2016

HSF, Jones Day and Simmons among firms advising on £1.4bn Qatari Diar and Delancey JV, Legal Week, 11 April 2016

HSF and Jones Day lead on £1.4bn deal between Qatari Diar and Delancey, Legal Business, 11 April 2016

Merger sees creation of £1.4bn PRS venture, Property Week, 04 April 2016

Land Securities concludes legal panel review, including Herbert Smith Freehills, Bloomberg, 23 March 2016

Real estate: who’s hot property?  The Lawyer, 15 February 2016
Herbert Smith Freehills' real estate team was mentioned numerous times in the Lawyer's article by James Willer on 15 February 2016, "Real Estate: who's hot property?". In addition, specific partners were mentioned by name: Don Rowlands, partner and head of real estate, Ian Cox, regional managing partner for offices in UK, US and EMEA, Patrick Robinson, partner in the planning team, and Matthew White, partner and head of the UK planning team.  

Linklaters and Herbert Smith Freehills land roles as Aussie pension fund ups stake in £5bn King's Cross redevelopment  – Legal Business, 27 January 2016: Julian Pollock, Herbert Smith Freehills Real Estate partner, is quoted: "…the firm is enormously proud of its involvement in a world class regeneration project such as King's Cross Central, having seen and helped it evolve from a largely derelict site to a vibrant new neighbourhood."

Government sells stake in King’s Cross for £371m, Property Week, 22 January 2016: The government has sold its stake in the King’s Cross Central development to Australia’s largest pension fund, AustralianSuper, for £371m….Herbert Smith Freehills are cited as legal advisers.

 


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