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Have we reached peak London?

London is at the edge of a major inflection point, argues Mark Kleinman, Professor of Public Policy at King’s College London. Could the capital’s 30-year growth spurt be coming to an end?

Goldwyn’s Lie: No contract? All is not lost…

It’s bad enough when commercial arrangements turn sour in the property world, let alone when there’s nothing in writing. But despite Samuel Goldwyn’s famous maxim that a verbal contract “isn’t worth the paper it’s written on”, an oral agreement can actually prove very useful for an aggrieved party – as these three cases demonstrate…