Jonathan Newman

Bridging Introducer: Summer legal update

Fri 23 Jun 2017

Johnathan Newman of Brightstone Law takes us on a short walk through some of the latest court decisions impacting bridging “I have come to regard the law courts not as a cathedral but rather as a casino”. Not my words, obviously, but those of Richard Ingram past editor of Private Eye. If the courts are […]

Mishcon De Reya – what does it mean for bridging lenders?

Tue 14 Mar 2017

Jonathan Newman is the senior partner of Brightstone Law. Dreamvar (UK) Ltd v Mishcon de Reya & Others has created quite a stir. The headlines present a well-known, long established city practice as being financially responsible for losses suffered by their client defrauded when a property purchase failed, and the purchase monies were siphoned off […]