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GDPR: One year on

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The GDPR has been in force for almost a year and it has been reported that the Information Commissioner’s Office anticipates that a large fine in the United Kingdom is just a few weeks away. The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has reported that the various European supervisory authorities have received 144,000 queries and complaints, […]


IR35 taxing changes to off-payroll rules - Michael McCartney in Building

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Employment Partner, Michael McCartney, recently contributed an article in Building on IR35 and the taxing changes to off-payroll rules being a major challenge for building firms. Michael discusses what impact the changes to off-payroll rules has on contractors, “firms will need to work with contractors to gather evidence of genuine self-employment…” To view the full […]


Fladgate advises Ocado on investment into Karakuri

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Fladgate was delighted to advise Ocado Group’s venture arm on its investment into UK-based tech start-up, Karakuri. Reshaping the future of ready-to-eat meals, Karakuri’s robotic automation systems cater to bespoke nutritional requirements whilst minimising food waste. Leading the £7m seed round, Ocado confirmed an equity investment of £4.75m, acquiring 18% of the company and a […]


Fladgate advises Seko S.p.A on the acquisition of the Brightwell Group

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Fladgate has advised Seko S.p.A, an Italian based global leader in the design and manufacture of dosing pumps and metering systems on the acquisition of the UK headquartered Brightwell Group. Brightwell is a designer and manufacturer of professional hygiene equipment and chemical dispensing and dosing systems. Brightwell is already active in 85 countries and will […]


Fladgate in International Litigation News after Supreme Court judgment in Vendanta Resources Plc v Lungowe

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On 10 April 2019, the Supreme Court handed down a much anticipated judgment Vedanta Resources Plc v Lungowe, holding that UK parent companies may owe a duty of care to third parties affected by their foreign subsidiaries’ operations. The dispute related to the alleged environmental pollution caused by the Nchanga copper mine owned by UK-domiciled […]


Fladgate strengthens Tax team with new Partner appointment, Helen Cox

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Fladgate is delighted to announce the appointment of Tax Partner Helen Cox, who joins from Mishcon de Reya. Fladgate welcomes Helen to the Private Client team; she has a broad tax practice which encompasses advising on personal and corporate tax matters, both UK and international. Helen has a wealth of experience of working with entrepreneurs, […]


Fladgate's Sports Business Group sponsors SportsPro Live 2019

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For the third year running, our Sports Business Group is pleased to announce our sponsorship of SportsPro Live 2019. SportsPro Live has established itself as the leading event that hosts the biggest influencers in the industry.


Fladgate advises Noozhoo Nokiiyan LP on its investment in Sonco Gaming UK Ltd

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Fladgate was pleased to act for Noozhoo Nookiiyan LP, the investment vehicle of Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation, on its investment in Sonco Gaming UK Ltd.


Fladgate advises BB7 on investment by BGF and acquisition of Omega Fire Engineering

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Fladgate has advised fire sector specialist BB7 on the investment of £6m by BGF, the UK and Ireland’s most active investor in growing businesses, to create the leading UK fire and security consultancy through acquisition. This began with the acquisition of Manchester based specialist fire consultancy Omega Fire, which will broaden BB7’s geographic reach and service offering.


Fladgate advises Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd on £12.9m fundraise

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Fladgate LLP has advised AIM and TSX-V listed Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd on a USD$17 million (£12.9 million) fundraise by way of an oversubscribed placing and subscription.


Fladgate advises on recruitment MBO

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Fladgate has successfully advised Paul Hooper, the founding director of Impact Recruitment, on a management buyout of the East Midlands recruitment company. 


Bree Taylor appointed Head of Dispute Resolution

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Fladgate has today announced the new appointment of Head of Dispute Resolution, Bree Taylor.