Legal 500 ranks Fladgate’s gaming team

5 December 2017

Fladgate LLP is delighted that its gaming team has been ranked for ‘gaming and betting’ in the recently launched 2017 edition of the Legal 500 Guide to the UK Legal Profession. Editorial states: Fladgate LLP has ‘extensive, high-value experience of the property aspects of the casino industry’, and is known for advising owner-managers of betting […]

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Fladgate achieves top tier ranking for Hotels & Leisure

27 November 2017

Fladgate’s hotels team is delighted to announce that it has received a top tier ranking in this year’s Legal 500. Transactional highlights in 2017 include advising funds managed by Patron Capital (the pan-European institutional investor focused on property backed investments) on the sale of Luxury Family Hotels to its management team and their backers; acting […]

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The rise of competitive socialising

24 November 2017

Going to the pub is no longer enough, it would seem.  Increasingly, people are seeking out bars offering leisure pursuits such as darts, golf, table tennis and even axe throwing!  These venues are one of the hottest trends in the leisure sector with new operators appearing regularly. View the following video for highlights from a […]

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Implementing the GDPR

16 November 2017

On 25 May 2018 the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force. The GDPR will replace the UK’s Data Protection Act 1998 in most respects, and be the defining piece of legislation for data protection compliance. The GDPR will increase obligations on businesses dealing with personal data in areas such as: Information to be given […]

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Khanna to develop 145 bedroom hotel in Manchester

10 November 2017

Fladgate LLP has acted for Khanna Enterprises (Manchester) Limited on the acquisition of Invicta House, Atkinson Street, Manchester.  The purchase was conditional on securing planning permission for change of use from an office to a hotel and the subsequent development of a new build, 145 bedroom hotel.  Real estate partner James Fry led the Fladgate […]

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FEMSA sells €2.5bn sale of shares in Heineken

2 November 2017

Fladgate LLP has advised FEMSA (Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V.) in connection with its on-market sale of approximately €2.5bn worth of shares in Heineken NV and Heineken Holding N.V., representing 5.24% of FEMSA’s combined interest in the Heineken Group.  Following completion of the equity offering FEMSA retains a combined interest in the Heineken Group […]

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Annual Hotel Finance, Investment and Development briefing

30 October 2017

Fladgate is delighted to have two partners, Barry Hembling, construction partner, and Eddie Powell, commercial and IT partner, speaking at the annual Hotel Finance, Investment and Development briefing in London on Thursday 30 November. Their session ‘Key Legal Issues that MUST be Considered when Developing and Operating New Hotels’ will focus on legal and contractual issues. […]

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AHC conference – key themes

24 October 2017

The Fladgate team was delighted to be back again at the AHC conference in Manchester earlier in the month. We were even more delighted to learn, mid conference, that we had been moved up to top tier rankings for hotels work by The Legal 500. It added to a vibrant conference, key themes and topics […]

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Patron Capital sells Luxury Family Hotels

20 October 2017

Fladgate LLP has advised funds managed by Patron Capital, the pan-European institutional investor focused on property backed investments, on the sale of Luxury Family Hotels to its management team and their backers. The acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, includes five of its hotels – Woolley Grange, The Ickworth (pictured), New Park Manor, Moonfleet Manor and […]

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Top ranking for hotels & leisure team in Legal 500 2017

12 October 2017

Fladgate’s hotels and leisure team is delighted to have received a top tier ranking in this year’s Legal 500, published yesterday. Editorial commentary states: “Fladgate LLP’s ‘strong team with strength from partners to associates’ is ‘very experienced in the leisure sector’, where key players include the ‘very commercial and deal orientated’ Stephen Lewis, and Mark […]

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