Fladgate strengthens construction team with partner appointment


Our team: Charles Wander, David Weare


Fladgate LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of partner David Weare, who joined earlier in the month. David was previously head of construction at Olswang LLP and at Davies Arnold Cooper.

David, who has a wealth of experience acting for clients from across the industry including contractors, sub-contractors, employers and professional consultants, is ranked as a leading lawyer in construction by the independent guides to the legal profession. His appointment is part of the firm’s continuing strategy to identify senior individuals with the expertise to enhance our teams and his extensive expertise will complement our considerable capability in this area.

In addition, David’s wide-ranging overseas contacts, particularly in the Middle East, will add to Fladgate’s substantial international practice. Over 30% of the firm’s annual income is derived from non-UK clients who are undertaking commercial activities in the UK.

Commenting on the appointment, Fladgate’s Chairman, Charles Wander said: “This appointment is the fourth strategic hire that we have announced in recent months and we are delighted to welcome David to Fladgate. With his reputation and first-rate connections in the construction industry, he will make a significant contribution to the ongoing development of our construction and real estate practices.”

David Weare added: “The vision Fladgate has for its future development combined with its established construction team, international focus and expertise in complementary areas offers an exciting opportunity for me and significant potential benefits to my clients moving forward.”

Other strategic partner recruitment undertaken by the firm in recent months, includes Olswang corporate partner, Amy Collins, Macfarlanes real estate partner, Richard Reuben and Osborne Clark banking senior associate Gary Smith.

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