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Let's talk about VAT – a useful reminder

Published on 14 August 2014. By Ben Roberts, Senior Associate

A recent Court of Appeal decision (CLP Holding Co Ltd v Singh and Kaur[1]) serves as a reminder to consider VAT during sale negotiations, and ensure that VAT wording in contracts is sufficiently clear.

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Be careful what you dig for

Published on 20 June 2014. By Philippa Lutter-Paz, Associate

Beginning a project in an area of archaeological interest can be an historical minefield for both developers and contractors.

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Right time for UK REITs

22 April 2014

Real Estate Investment Trusts ("REITs") are listed companies that invest in physical property, typically commercial real estate.

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Right time for UK REITs

22 April 2014

What are REITs? Real Estate Investment Trusts ("REITs") are listed companies that invest in physical property, typically commercial real estate.

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The New Draft ICC Conditions

Published on 16 April 2014. By Alex Badel, Senior Associate

A new and updated version of the Infrastructure Conditions of Contract (ICC Conditions) was issued in consultative draft form for comment in March 2014 by the ICC Development Forum.

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The New Draft ICC Conditions

Published on 16 April 2014. By Alex Badel, Senior Associate

A new and updated version of the Infrastructure Conditions of Contract (ICC Conditions) was issued in consultative draft form for comment in March 2014 by the ICC Development Forum.

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Budget 2014 - update

Published on 24 March 2014. By Ben Roberts, Senior Associate

Last week's Budget announcements were light on the property tax front.

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Budget 2014 - update

Published on 24 March 2014. By Ben Roberts, Senior Associate

Last week's Budget announcements were light on the property tax front.

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Freedom of information: access denied by ministerial veto

04 February 2014

Not since September 2012 when the Attorney General exercised powers under section 53(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) blocking the release of correspondence between Prince Charles and seven government departments has there been a matter likely to attract attention to the use of the ministerial veto.

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2014 – Another Year of Planning Reform

03 February 2014

The past few years have seen a raft of changes to planning regime and 2014 seems set to continue with that trend. The matters below highlight some of the changes on the horizon.

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