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Fladgate advises HNW overseas investor on £15.5m sale of residential property in Holland Park

Richard Kaufman, Avram Kelman, David Baverstock |

Fladgate LLP has recently advised a HNW overseas investor on the £15.5m sale of a residential property in Holland Park to one of central London’s leading interior designers. The team comprised real estate partners Richard Kaufman and Daniel Rubie, corporate partner Avram Kelman and corporate associate David Baverstock. Our real estate team is well placed […]

Fladgate LLP advises MHA London on acquisition of 1.32 acre former school and depot site in central Slough

Mark Harnett |

Fladgate LLP has advised MHA London on the acquisition of a 1.32 acre former school and depot site in central Slough.  The project is located in close proximity to the new Crossrail station due to open in 2018 and is the latest sign of Slough’s emergence as a major area of regeneration and investment due […]

Fladgate advises on acquisition of London development site within Shari'ah structure

Richard Kaufman, Ella Leonard, Luke Morris, Charles Proctor, Wing Tang |

Fladgate’s Funds, Finance and Regulatory (FFR) Group has recently advised a Bahraini bank on the £15m acquisition of a development site on the outskirts of London within a Shari’ah funded joint venture structure.  The team comprised Ella Leonard (funds partner), Philip Turner (real estate partner), Luke Morris (banking partner), Richard Kaufman (real estate partner), assisted […]

The ILN launches “Buying and Selling Real Estate: An International Guide”

Helena Luckhurst, Roy Perrott, Richard Reuben |

Fladgate LLP is delighted to have contributed to the first edition of The International Lawyers Network’s real estate guide, “Buying & Selling Real Estate:  An International Guide”. Published today, this collaborative electronic guide provides an overview of the legal aspects of buying and selling real estate in eleven jurisdictions internationally.  Plans are in place to add […]

Madison International Realty acquires 50% of Paternoster Square for £200m

Matthew Williams, Gavin Whitney |

Fladgate LLP has advised US investor, Madison International Realty, on the real estate aspects of the £200m acquisition from Oxford Properties of a 50% share in the Paternoster Square EC4 campus.  The acquisition includes King Edward Court, home of the London Stock Exchange and St Martin’s Court, CBRE’s head office in the City of London. […]

Fladgate host international arbitration in China seminar


  As part of its ongoing China-Britain initiative, on 13 December 2016 Fladgate was pleased to host a seminar on international arbitration in China. Issues discussed included the legal framework for arbitration in China, the enforcement of domestic and foreign awards, arbitral proceedings and the extent of court intervention. The seminar was attended by representatives […]

Fladgate advises on third transaction for Israeli investor

John Forde, Jenny Sargeant |

Fladgate LLP has advised on the acquisition of a retail investment property for an Israeli investor investing through a Gibraltar SPV.  This is the third transaction completed by the team for this client who is building up a diversified portfolio of UK real estate investments and involved a forward funding of a retail unit let […]

Fladgate associate Leigh Callaway elected President of the JLSLA

Leigh Callaway |

Fladgate LLP is delighted that litigation associate Leigh Callaway has been elected president of the Junior London Solicitors Litigation Association for a two-year term. The Junior LSLA was created in Summer 2011 to represent the interests of junior civil litigators in London, to provide an environment for learning and social interaction, and to assist junior […]

London’s Design Museum opens the doors to its new home

Mark Harnett |

Fladgate LLP is delighted that after a four-year transformation, London’s Design Museum has opened the doors to its new home on Kensington High Street.  After an £83m renovation, the now converted Commonwealth Institute will display the museum’s permanent exhibition for free for the first time in its history and is expected to attract 650,000 visitors […]