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Quarter Day - September 2010


Legal updates for those involved in the real estate sector.

Fladgate advises entrepreneur on purchase of Betterware

Julian Lewis |

Fladgate LLP is delighted to have acted for Andrew Cohen in the recent purchase of Betterware, the well known retailer of house-wares and household products. This is the third time Andrew Cohen has acquired the business. In 1983 it was purchased out of receivership and floated on the stock exchange in 1986. The company was […]

Fladgate acts for overseas private investor in £8m sale of House of Fraser store


Fladgate LLP has acted for an overseas based private investor on the sale of a House of Fraser store in Lincoln, North England. The 77,500 sq ft store, on Lincoln’s High Street, was sold for an amount in excess of £8m. Property partner Allen Cohen acted for the seller. Fladgate LLP has one of the […]

Compensation in discrimination claims post-Chagger


In the case of Chagger v Abbey National, the Court of Appeal set out important guidelines that could significantly increase the level of compensation payments in discrimination claims. Facts Mr Chagger, who is of Indian origin, was employed by Abbey National from November 2001 until his dismissal by reason of redundancy in April 2006. At […]