Richard Plaistowe

What next for Brexit and IP?

On 31 January 2020, having ratified the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK left the EU and entered into a transition period which ends on 31 December 2020. Writes Richard Plaistowe.

Andrew Timoney Mills & Reeve

Are cities scarred by office to residential developments?

In May 2013, the then UK Coalition government passed an amendment to the General Permitted Development Order which allowed the conversion of offices into new residential dwellings without the need to obtain full planning permission. Instead, developers had ‘deemed approval’. Andrew Timoney writes.

Mills & Reeve LLP

Sci-tech has the elements to thrive

Over the last six months whilst landlords of retail units and shopping centres have been looking to support a struggling sector, landlords in the science and technology sector have seen an increase in demand for space and accelerated growth. Writes Amelia Lewis.

Sarah Cooke Mills And Reeve

How can the CBD survive the pandemic?

We have heard a lot about the future of the high street. What about the future of our central business districts? How are they going to be affected by Covid? Sarah Cooke asks.

NHS Protect

Invest in tech to protect the NHS

No one disputes that substantial investment in the primary care estate is fundamental to the delivery of world-class patient care and a sustainable NHS, writes Simon Sherwood of Mills & Reeve.

Stephen Maddocks, Building Services Partner, Cundall V2

Can we deliver Net Zero Carbon hospitals?

In the midst of one crisis, it can be easy to overlook another, but as the global focus on healthcare facilities intensifies, it has become increasing clear that we cannot consider solutions for the Covid-19 pandemic without also considering how it can link to solving the climate crisis, writes Stephen Maddocks.

Mills & Reeve Laura Ludlow

In search of green shoots

Could our enforced lockdown and ability to work from home result in real change around sustainability for the property sector? Laura Ludlow looks at the evidence.

Roger Clarke IPSX

IPSX: Property stockmarket offers clarity amid fog

If you look at the dismal real estate investment volumes that are coming out for the second quarter of 2020, you could be forgiven for wondering, ‘Is investing in real estate a mistake,’ writes Roger Clarke.