Fladgate successfully defends Force India Formula One racing team


Our team: Mark Buckley, Alexander Wildschütz


Fladgate LLP has successfully represented the Force India Formula One racing team (Force India) in a High Court case against Futurecom Events & Marketing GmbH (Futurecom), a German based supplier of catering and logistics.

Futurecom alleged that Force India had acknowledged an indebtedness in an amount exceeding Euro 800,000 in an agreement written in German.

Futurecom argued that the case should be heard in Germany and that Force India should be ordered to make payment under the agreement.

Fladgate litigation partners Mark Buckley and Alexander Wildschütz, acting for Force India, successfully argued for the case to be heard in England and that the agreement in question did not contain any acknowledgement of the alleged debt.

Alexander is a member of Fladgate’s German team whose members are either German native speakers or have worked or studied in German-speaking areas. The team combines legal know-how with a practical understanding of similarities and distinctions in the legal systems and business cultures and members practice in all of our core departments.

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