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Briefing Notes

Druces advises SigmaRoc plc on the acquisition of leading quarrying group GDH (Holdings) Limited

Druces’ Corporate and Real Estate teams have advised long standing client SigmaRoc plc (“SigmaRoc”), in connection with the completion of the acquisition of the remaining 60 per cent. equity interest in GDH (Holdings) Limited (“GDH”), a significant quarrying group located in South Wales. The consideration was funded through internal resources following strong cash generation during […]

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Druces advises BLME on £6m Sharia’a compliant property refinancing

Druces has advised the Bank of London and The Middle East plc (BLME) on its successful Sharia’a compliant refinance of a £6 million London property for a high-net-worth private client. This was led by Real Estate Partner, Gemma Wright, and Corporate Senior Associate, Claire Rigby alongside Hatstone Lawyers in Jersey. Gemma Wright, Partner, said: “We […]

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Heads of terms for commercial leases in 2020

There has been a lot of discussion recently about tenants – in the uniquely difficult circumstances of 2020 – who are trying to escape their lease. But what about those who are looking to enter into a new lease in this market?  The first step, as always, is to settle the key points of the […]

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Real Estate e-bulletin – Issue 10

Welcome to the summer edition of our Real Estate newsletter. The case reports contained in this edition show that, despite the ups and downs occasioned by responses to the pandemic, the day to day system rolls on… As ever we are here to try to help you navigate your way through these tricky waters. We […]

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Real Estate e-bulletin – Issue 9

I am pleased to send you the usual periodic offering of commentary on various technical developments in the law affecting commercial property and planning. But of course all this pales into insignificance compared with the challenges we now face because of COVID-19. Like most of you reading this I suspect, I am working from home […]

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Real Estate e-bulletin – Issue 8

We are pleased to bring you the eighth edition of Druces’ real estate e-bulletin. Aimed at a property professional/adviser readership, our intention is to bring you a regular collection of interesting recent property and planning focused news items.  The topics covered will be broad ranging, with each article a bite-sized consideration of some of the sector’s […]

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Real Estate e-bulletin – Issue 7

We are pleased to bring you the seventh edition of Druces’ real estate e-bulletin. Aimed at a property professional/adviser readership, our intention is to bring you a regular collection of interesting recent property and planning focused news items.  The topics covered will be broad ranging, with each article a bite-sized consideration of some of the sector’s most […]

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Property e-bulletin – Issue 6

We are pleased to bring you the sixth edition of Druces’ property e-bulletin. Aimed at a property professional/adviser readership, our intention is to bring you a regular collection of interesting recent property and planning focused news items. The topics covered will be broad ranging, with each article a bite-sized consideration of some of the sector’s most topical […]

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Property e-bulletin – Issue 5

We are pleased to bring you the fifth edition of Druces’ property e-bulletin. Aimed at a property professional/adviser readership, our intention is to bring you a regular collection of interesting recent property and planning focused news items.  The topics covered will be broad ranging, with each article a bite-sized consideration of some of the sector’s most topical […]

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