News: June 2017

Yo! Sushi opens pop up outlet at Boxpark Croydon

29 June 2017

Fladgate’s leisure team has acted for long-standing client, Yo! Sushi, on their new pop up outlet at Boxpark Croydon.  This is their first restaurant without a traditional Japanese conveyor belt and features a new look menu inspired by Japanese pubs. Yo! Sushi executive chef Mike Lewis, who travels to Japan every six months to pick […]

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When are exhibitors responsible for the unexpected actions of their employees? 

27 June 2017

For many years, businesses have grappled with the issue of being held responsible for their employees’ actions. Often, responsibility can be assumed – an employee placed at the box office selling tickets is accepted to be acting as ‘the face’ of the business. Accordingly, the employer is expected to be accountable for the actions of […]

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Geneva to Nice charity cycle ride

23 June 2017

Starting on 26 June, Fladgate’s head of construction, Alan Woolston, is participating in the next leg of the biennial Hilton organised charity cycle, riding for four and a half days from Geneva to Nice with a team of 25 people from across the hotel industry. He informs us that the 550km trip will only involve […]

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Insurance and liability: points to watch out for

20 June 2017

We frequently are instructed to review management and franchise contracts for potential owners looking to bring in a TPO or franchise a big brand.  Buried in amongst the legal clauses towards the back of the contract are the clauses dealing with liability and insurance, which are often overlooked in the excitement of discussing performance tests, […]

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Fladgate advises on Amy Winehouse statue loan agreement

14 June 2017

Fladgate’s leisure team has acted for The Camden Market Management Company Limited on an agreement for the loan of the official Amy Winehouse statue, which is on display at Camden Market Stables. Winehouse (1983–2011) was a British singer and songwriter who had become strongly associated with Camden Town until her death in 2011.  The work […]

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Brexit – The Divorce Bill

7 June 2017

On 1 January 1973, the United Kingdom acceded to the treaties constituting the European Communities.  Just over a year later, one of England’s greatest judges, Lord Denning, remarked that Community law “…is like an incoming tide. It flows into the estuaries and up the rivers. It cannot be held back…” The present state of EU/UK […]

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