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Monthly Archives: March 2021

Druces’ Nicholas Brent named in Spear’s Best Property Lawyers list

Druces’ Head of Real Estate, Nicholas Brent has been featured in Spear’s list of ‘The best property lawyers’ in the prime property market. Noted for his work in the commercial property sector, Nicholas is featured in Spear’s list as a ‘Top Recommended’ lawyer. Reacting to the news, Nicholas commented: “It is good to be recognised […]

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FCA announces dates for the end of LIBOR

On Friday 5th March, the FCA announced the dates that panel bank submissions for all LIBOR settings will cease, after which representative LIBOR rates will no longer be available. In a statement, which can be accessed here, the FCA announced that the following 26 LIBOR settings will permanently cease as follows: Immediately after 31 December […]

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Supreme Court finds that Uber drivers are “Workers”

What is the Uber BV and others v Aslam and others case about? The Supreme Court has recently handed down its judgment in the case of Uber BV and others v Aslam and others, finding unanimously that Uber drivers are “workers” for the purposes of the relevant employment legislation, not self-employed contractors. As a result, […]

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Spring Budget 2021 – views from the Private Client Market

For all the speculation and hype surrounding this Budget, in the end, as most of the big announcements were trailed in advance, there were few surprises. The chancellor stressed time and again his intention to be honest and act responsibly as the man in charge of the country’s public finances. He ended his speech by […]

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Out now: Druces’ Residential Property Brochure

Our Residential Property Brochure Druces offers a comprehensive residential property service. Supporting our UK and international clients with all their real estate legal needs, our team provide expert advice to individuals and families on their property purchases, sales, financing and re-financing – with a particular expertise in the Prime Central London market and leasehold enfranchisement […]

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