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19 January 2023

Retrofitting to net zero

As decarbonising the UK's building stock is a major priority for meeting climate goals, retrofitting existing properties has risen up the agenda of developers
19 January 2023

Real estate disputes in 2023 — What you need to know to be Forearmed

From a rise in lab conversions for life sciences and tenant activism to sanctions and decarbonisation, we anticipate the need-to-know issues for 2023
19 January 2023

Register of overseas entities - the countdown is on

The countdown for overseas owners of property in the UK to comply with the tightened register regime following the government's clampdown on economic crime is nearing its conclusion, with less than two weeks to go until the deadline for the submission of applications to Companies House (31 January...
18 January 2023

Real estate disputes – When words won't shield you

In our second article exploring the language of real estate disputes, Matthew Bonye, Frances Edwards and Shanna Davison explain how to ensure you remain protected in settlement negotiations
17 January 2023

New builds — The green provisions

In the first of two articles on decarbonising UK building stock, we explore the key legal agreements being struck between landlords and tenants to tackle emissions
16 January 2023

Corporate Governance snapshot: Preparing your annual report and AGM notice in 2023

This snapshot summarises the key developments and issues arising over the last 12 months which impact the 2022 annual report and the AGM in 2023. For further information or to obtain a copy of our briefing on preparing your annual report and AGM notice in 2023, please email one of the Corporate...
12 January 2023


The judgment confirms 'law of seat' determines if a dispute goes to arbitration in a significant ruling for contracting parties
11 January 2023

Legally speaking — How to say what you mean in real estate deals

In the first of two articles, Matthew Bonye, Frances Edwards and Shanna Davison explain how to avoid pitfalls and safeguard your transactions through clear communication
10 January 2023

Global M&A Outlook 2023: Headwinds, tailwinds and fog

Will the deal market take off again in 2023 after a challenging year? Tougher regulation and ESG drivers are among the key trends explored as our must-read annual report returns
10 January 2023

Australian Venture Capital predictions for 2023

After a soft 2022 for new deals, we explain why investors can look ahead with renewed optimism
03 January 2023

Electronic certificate of incapacity for work — What you need to know

The new system shifts the burden of responsibility on medical certificates from staff to employers
23 December 2022

The Third Wheel podcast series: ESG in Australia

We explore the topical Environment, Social and Governance issues of the day in Australia.
20 December 2022


Whistleblowers will be able to draw attention to violations of laws and regulations in companies and public authorities more easily and without fear of reprisals. This is the aim of a draft law by the federal government (20/3442), which the German Parliament passed on 16 December 2022 in a version...
20 December 2022


On 16 December 2022, DEFRA issued its consultation response setting out the final form of the environmental targets required by section 1 of the Environment Act 2021. The targets were due to be adopted on 31st October 2022 but delayed to allow time to deal with a large volume of responses to...
20 December 2022

UK environmental law in 2023 – What to expect

It's now over a year since the Environment Act 2021 received Royal Assent. What progress has been made, and what should we be on the watch for in 2023? Our Real Estate Development Yule Blog takes a look at three areas of interest: mandatory biodiversity net gain ; environmental deadlines ; and the...