Two Hampton by Hilton hotels open within 24 hours

12 April 2017

Fladgate’s hotels and leisure team is delighted to have advised one of the world’s leading modular building providers, CIMC Modular Building Systems (CIMC), on its first full development projects in the UK, the recently opened 201 room Hampton by Hilton hotel at Bristol airport.  The project completed just one day after the opening of the […]

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RIP BPRA

6 April 2017

Over the last five years the Fladgate Hotels and Leisure Team has been involved in hotel development schemes in Birmingham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Liverpool, Aberystwyth, Cardiff, Dundee and Sheffield which have resulted in or will before too long lead to the opening of 30 hotels under a variety of brands, including IHG’s Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo […]

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Yotel coming to Clerkenwell

15 March 2017

Construction work has now commenced on the Clerkenwell Road, London EC1 development site of Fladgate client, Medina Investment, to create a 212 bedroom hotel to be operated (under management contract) by Yotel. The hotel will be the first city centre hotel in Europe for Yotel and is scheduled to open in the latter half of […]

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How not to build a hotel

18 January 2017

Barry Hembling, partner in the construction and engineering team at Fladgate LLP, explains the key pitfalls hoteliers should avoid when undergoing construction projects. Too many construction projects encounter problems that can easily lead to delays and cost overruns if not managed properly with some of these issues arising on projects in the hotel sector. Whilst […]

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Acquisition and financing of central London hotel

18 January 2017

Fladgate has advised Audley Grosvenor Limited on a development agreement for lease with Grosvenor.  This was for the acquisition of a £40m long lease interest of premises at 22 Grosvenor Square, 43 North Audley Street and 1 Lees Place, London W1 for the construction of a 32 room boutique hotel, restaurant and private members club […]

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Hiring temporary Christmas staff

16 December 2016

According to reports, online retail giant Amazon planned to hire 20,000 temporary staff at its UK fulfilment and distribution centres to cover the expected 2016 Christmas rush.  Marks and Spencer had 14,000 temporary roles available and Argos was hoping to hire an additional 10,000 workers for the same period.  Whilst it is to be expected […]

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Chambers UK 2017 rates Fladgate LLP

4 November 2016

Fladgate LLP has continued to be highly rated by Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2017, with a number of the firm’s partners ranked as leading individuals. Construction: Purchaser Leading individuals: Gillian Birkby, Alan Erwin, Alan Woolston What the team is known for: Well-regarded practice with a purchaser-side focus. Advises on high-value transactional and […]

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Manchester Hotel Conference, 12-13 October 2016

1 November 2016

Last month, Fladgate partners James Fry and Eddie Powell attended the 13th Annual Hotel Conference held at the Hilton Deansgate Hotel in Manchester, to learn more about the latest issues affecting the hotel industry as well as catching up with clients and industry contacts. CBRE gave a fast-paced and informative round up of UK hotel […]

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Legal 500 – across the board rankings

28 October 2016

Fladgate LLP is delighted to have achieved across the board rankings in the recently launched 2016 edition of the Legal 500 Guide to the UK Legal Profession. The firm achieved 27 rankings with a further 57 individual recommendations. Commercial contracts Eddie Powell led the advice to MLCG on the negotiation of a multi-year exclusive supply agreement with […]

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