Blockchain (Many copies, one solution)

Sally Davies in the FT Tech Report states that “Blockchain is to Bitcoin, what the Internet is to email”.  Patrick Spens of PwC claims that it will revolutionise the...

Blockchain (Many copies, one solution)

Sally Davies in the FT Tech Report states that “Blockchain is to Bitcoin, what the Internet is to email”.  Patrick Spens of PwC claims that it will revolutionise the...

Construction Tech – more than just a buzz phrase?

PropTech may get more airtime, but the overlapping and complementary area of ConTech is equally as rife with exciting developments. Of particular interest is the likelihood that building sites...

PropTech and LawTech: The Time to Invest in the Future is Now

Over the past few years, data and technology have become more prevalent in both our personal and business lives, and industries across the board are now experiencing significant change...

What a real estate week!

Property Week Awards Dinner: This year’s Property Week Awards Dinner at the Grosvenor House was a vintage event. Like all self-respecting real estate events these days it was characterised...

Is #PropTech driving change in real estate?

The property sector has been a little late to the party as far as the potential of tech is concerned. At a recent Estates Gazette proptech seminar – hosted...

Conservative Party Conference 2016

I arrived in Birmingham mid conference. In a great improvement on last year’s conference, I didn’t have to run the gauntlet of angry protesters to access my hotel. Birmingham...

Tories change their tune on housebuilding

At a Mishcon de Reya dinner on Monday night, the likes of Capital & Counties managing director Gary Yardley, Argent partner Nick Searl, Pocket Living chief executive Marc Vlessing...

Labour Party Conference Liverpool

Liverpool was wetter, greyer and certainly didn’t have the upbeat feel of last year’s sunny, seaside Labour conference in Brighton. Staying in the new Pullman, the conference hotel, was...

Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010

August 2016 will see the biggest shake up to UK insurance law in living memory.  In addition to the implementation of a new general Insurance Act, making substantial changes...

Collateral Warranties: Will the Courts Force Pen to Paper?

In construction contracts, it is common for parties (A and B) to agree – in a building contract or professional appointment – that B will enter into a collateral...