Mediation motivation The Court of Appeal has sent an important message that parties involved with litigation must engage with a serious invitation to take part in alternative dispute resolution, even if they have reasons which might justify a refusal to meet with their opposition. In a recent dilapidations case, the claimant landlord invited the defendant… Read more
Contributor: Nick Doffman
Partner, Real Estate
Nick is the Head of our Real Estate department. He has many years’ experience in dealing with all aspects of commercial property, with particular expertise in structuring complex real estate acquisitions and sales, as well as development and landlord and tenant matters. Many of his transactions involve the setting up of property trusts and tax schemes. Nick’s extensive client base includes well-known quoted and entrepreneurial property companies including Capital & Counties Properties PLC, Commercial Estates Group, Investec, Mansford, Matterhorn Capital and O&H Properties, all of whom welcome his proactive approach.
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Recent posts by Nick Doffman
Planet Property The eagerly anticipated exposé of the UK property industry by former Estates Gazette editor Peter Bill lives up to expectations. A well-honed journalistic talent, together with a ringside seat from which to observe the inhabitants of Planet Property over a key period for real estate (1997 to 2012), make for an informative and entertaining… Read more
PROBLEMS MOUNT FOR ‘BEST PRICE’ CLAUSES The German Competition Authority is the latest body to investigate whether “best price” clauses infringe both domestic and EU competition law. These types of clauses, which are believed to be used within the UK retail and hotel sectors, prevent the product or service from being offered at a cheaper… Read more