Insights: News - August 2011

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Fladgate acts on sale of Japanese restaurant Sake No Hana to Hakkasan Ltd

Julian Lewis |

Fladgate LLP has acted for Jamie Barber, bar and restaurant entrepreneur and owner of Hush, and his co-shareholders on the sale of the high-end Japanese restaurant Sake No Hana to Hakkasan Ltd for an undisclosed sum. Olswang LLP acted for Hakkasan. This transaction was the second time Fladgate has acted for Mr Barber, having been […]


Fladgate advises on launch of two Enterprise Zone funds

Ella Leonard |

The government has, this week, announced locations for eleven new Enterprise Zones in England with the aim of boosting local growth and creating over 30,000 new jobs by 2015. Fladgate has considerable experience of Enterprise Zones, having most recently advised long-standing client, FSA regulated sponsor, Tritax Securities LLP, on the closure of two Enterprise Zone […]


Fladgate obtains successful judgment for Swotbooks.com against RBS

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Fladgate client, Swotbooks.com Limited, has obtained a successful judgment against Royal Bank of Scotland PLC, with the court declaring that the bank was not entitled to pay out under a standby letter of credit which it issued to a German wholesaler. The Mercantile Court held that documents presented by the wholesaler did not comply with […]


Fladgate advises on the sale of a majority stake in Sports International

David Robinson |

Fladgate LLP has advised Sports International Limited (Sports International), the providers of a sport related social networking site, and its major shareholders, on the sale of a majority stake in Sports International to Convers Sports Initiatives Plc, an international sports, media and entertainment company. The team also provided advice on the entering into a shareholders […]


Fladgate advises on New World AIM placing

Grant Gordon |

Fladgate LLP has advised the broker, Shore Capital Stockbrokers Limited, and nominated advisor, Beaumont Cornish Ltd, on a secondary placing for New World Oil and Gas plc (New World), acquirers of interests in oil and gas assets. New World raised £3m via a placing of 50,000,000 ordinary shares. Fladgate advised Shore Capital and Beaumont Cornish […]


Fladgate defends international contractor Van Oord

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Fladgate LLP has successfully represented Van Oord UK Limited (Van Oord), a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore oil, gas and wind projects, against a claim brought by Mouchel Limited (Mouchel), a consulting and business services group. Mouchel was sued by Kier Group (Kier), a construction company, for £1.2 million in […]