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More than 225 Dentons lawyers recognised across 99 categories of The Legal 500 UK 2018
Dentons is pleased to announce that the Firm has been ranked in 99 categories in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500 UK, and a total of 226 Dentons lawyers have been recognised across their respective practice areas.
When a cancellation isn’t a cancellation: Cancelling an insurance policy under the Alberta Insurance Act
When it comes to cancelling an insurance policy, both insurers and insureds need to complete the mandated steps.
"Gay marriage" cake: refusal to supply was not discriminatory
In Lee v. Ashers Baking Company Limited and Others, the Supreme Court considered whether a bakery's refusal to supply a cake with a slogan supporting gay marriage was discriminatory on the grounds of sexual orientation or political opinion
Federal autonomous vehicle legislation could get a lame-duck boost
Should Democrats take control of the US House of Representatives, the effort to pass federal autonomous vehicle legislation may be kicked into overdrive.
IRS issues cost of living adjustments to retirement plan limits
The IRS has issued its 2019 cost of living adjustments to retirement plan limits.
Starting your career as a student at Dentons exposes you to a world of experience and opportunities
With 172 locations in 76 countries, Dentons is home to top-tier talent that is found at the intersection of geography, industry knowledge and substantive legal experience. Working with Dentons, you will have the opportunity to learn from the best lawyers in the industry at the largest law firm in the world.
Dentons ranked across 66 practice areas in Chambers UK 2019 with leading individuals recognised in 110 categories
Dentons is pleased to announce that it has been recommended across 66 different practice areas by Chambers & Partners in the Chambers UK 2019 guide.
Dentons launches Market Insights publication: “Digital Transformation and the Digital Consumer”
Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, has launched a new Market Insights publication entitled “Digital Transformation and the Digital Consumer”, which examines the legal implications of the online economy.
Dentons celebrates successful first year following merger with Maclay Murray & Spens
Dentons is pleased to celebrate the first anniversary of the Firm's combination with Maclay Murray & Spens, creating a UK footprint of six offices: three in England (London, Milton Keynes and Watford) and three in Scotland (Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen).
Real estate is an important asset class in today's investment climate. Its stability, coupled with good medium- to long-term returns, continues to attract investors of all kinds—major corporations, pension funds and life companies, private investors—from around the world. From the choice of ownership vehicle and tax structure to concluding a successful lease negotiation or disposal strategy, Dentons provides practical advice underpinned by an understanding that enhancing and protecting income growth and capital value are vital to your successful investments.
Our Real Estate Investment Funds team draws on a wealth of experience, serving all the needs of real estate investment funds. Always keeping in mind the client profiles of the intended fund’s investors, we establish special purpose vehicles, limited partnerships and unit trusts, often involving multiple jurisdictions. Our team can act for your fund in meeting its investment criteria and managing the portfolio, from traditional property sales and purchases to indirect investments, complex development fundings and international investments.
Our multidisciplined, jurisdiction-based teams provide specialized advice on the corporate, banking, tax and multijurisdictional aspects of these transactions. We can call on our planning, environment and construction teams to resolve issues. We are also one of the world’s leaders in guiding our clients through the complexities of investing in compliance with Shariah restrictions. And with Dentons’ tremendous depth of experience in the energy sector, we are proud to be a leader in the international sustainability movement for the built environment.
At Dentons, we understand the real estate investment business and the fundamental need of our clients to maintain and enhance income growth and capital value, whatever the type of real estate asset.
Camelot Garden Management Ltd v. Khoo is a case that considers the status of a property guardian and, more specifically, whether such guardians are genuinely licensees or alternatively whether they are tenants. The court concluded that, on the facts of the case, a property guardian was a mere licensee, a decision which will come as a relief to commercial property owners who use the services of property guardian companies.
On 23 October 2018, the Ministry of Law launched a new Singapore Infrastructure Dispute-Management Protocol to help parties involved in mega infrastructure projects manage disputes and minimise the risks of time and cost overruns. Minister for Finance Mr Heng Swee Keat announced the launch of the new protocol at Enterprise Singapore’s Asia-Singapore Infrastructure Roundtable as part of efforts to establish Singapore as the infrastructure hub of Asia.
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that a non-reliance clause in a commercial lease had no effect as it was not reasonable and therefore fell foul of the Misrepresentation Act 1967. This will be of wide interest given the prevalence of such clauses in both leases and sale agreements.
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Dentons advised German asset manager KGAL Group on its acquisition of Eiffel Square, a major office development in central Budapest, from Europa Capital.
Global law firm Dentons has advised Singapore-based investor IREIT Global on the purchase of an office complex as well as its bank financing. Seller is a fund managed by German fund manager WealthCap. The building is located near Ostkreuz in Berlin-Lichtenberg and consists of two buildings.