Case Update: Using a franchisor’s name without a franchise agreement

13 December 2018

The recent case of Ghias v (1) Grill’O Xpress Ltd (2) Malik considered the compensation payable where a franchise brand is used after the termination of the franchise agreement without the permission of the brand owner.

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No way, CVA: how to downsize without entering into a Company Voluntary Agreement

3 December 2018

The CVA has been this year’s buzzword, but there are other ways to slim down a restaurant estate, says real estate partner Matthew Williams, who was recently invited by BigHospitality to discuss the issues involved.

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Five rules for smart expansion

18 October 2018

Real estate partner Gavin Whitney was invited by BigHospitality to discuss how restaurateurs can plan for sustainable expansion, and considers the legal issues to be aware of.

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Fladgate acts on £92.5m acquisition for Flora Developments Limited

5 June 2018

Fladgate LLP acted for Flora Developments Limited, a subsidiary of ABIL Infraprojects Limited, India which is a large Indian construction, real estate development and hospitality company, for the acquisition of prime real estate in Central London known as Griffin House, 5/6 Strand, London WC2N 5HR for a purchase price of £92.5 million. The property currently […]

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Fladgate attends Leisure Property Forum’s UK Gaming Sector Update

8 May 2018

Fladgate’s head of real estate Stephen Lewis and head of real estate litigation Thekla Fellas were delighted to attend the Leisure Property Forum’s UK Gaming Sector Update last month, kindly hosted by Gerald Eve. The LPF presented an invaluable update on the UK gaming sector, concentrating on the four main sub-sectors of AGCs, bingo, bookmaking […]

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Fladgate advises Strawberry Star on acquisition of 6.9 acre development site in Luton

16 April 2018

Fladgate LLP has advised London residential developer Strawberry Star on the acquisition of a 6.9 acre development site in Luton. The site has the benefit of planning permission for a mixed-use scheme, including 685 new homes together with a 200-bedroom hotel, retail and leisure facilities, a medical and wellness centre and public realm improvements. The […]

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Sale of Fulham Wine Rooms

16 February 2018

Fladgate’s leisure team has advised on the sale of the Fulham Wine Rooms (by way of premium lease assignment) on behalf of existing client Investhor Limited to The Little Door Fulham Limited.   The venue will now be closed for refurbishment/ conversion works before opening as a new cocktail bar venue. The team was led by […]

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Fladgate sponsors the Leisure Property Forum’s Leisure Review

23 January 2018

We are delighted that Fladgate will be sponsoring the Leisure Review 2017 for the Leisure Property Forum on 24 January 2018. We will be hearing from four of the leisure sector’s most active property agents covering the big box leisure sector, A3/A4 restaurant/bar, the pub sector and the investment/development sector. The speakers will be giving an overview of […]

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New London HQ for Turner Broadcasting

11 January 2018

Fladgate LLP has advised Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Turner), the UK based operation of Turner Broadcasting, the global entertainment, sports and news subsidiary of Time Warner, on the pre-let of 98,100 sq ft in a new development at 160 Old Street, EC1, which it will occupy from 2019.  The building is owned by The Great […]

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New panel win for Fladgate’s Sports Business Group

5 January 2018

The Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) has invited Fladgate LLP to join its new legal panel following a competitive tender process. The legal panel will be comprised of four law firms which, together with in-house Legal Counsel Rod McKenzie, will service all of the SPFL’s diverse legal requirements. Alex Haffner, who will act as the […]

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