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Fladgate advises innovative AI start-up Fiinu on seed funding round led by Kindred Capital

Jamie Hamilton, Ben Milloy, Maddy McAra |

Fladgate LLP has advised Fiinu Ltd, a UK-based AI start-up on its £1.7 million seed investment round led by prominent early stage venture capital investor Kindred Capital. Founded by doctoral-candidate Marko Sjoblom, Fiinu’s vision is to fill a significant funding gap caused in part by regulatory changes in the overdraft market. Fiinu aims to achieve […]


Fladgate advises Dev Clever plc on its first strategic acquisition

Orit Rioumine Gold, David Robinson |

Fladgate LLP has advised Dev Clever Holdings plc (LON: DEV), a leading developer of consumer engagement solutions and career development platforms, on the acquisition of Phenix Digital Limited, a multi-service digital agency in the education sector, for a mixture of cash and shares. Phenix Digital has achieved significant success in the education sector since it […]


Important result for Fladgate Aviation team: Lease terms upheld

Bree Taylor |

The Fladgate Aviation team has secured an important result for an aircraft leasing company facing a claim by an airline lessee for the full costs of a performance restoration of engines. The issue was whether the airline could circumvent the strict terms of the lease which limited the leasing company’s liability to contribute to the […]


Fladgate advises Patron Capital on the £129m sale of Arlington Business Park to CapitaLand

Gideon Dabby-Joory, Jamie Hamilton, Mark Harnett, Eddie Powell, Mike Tremeer, Elliot Lewis, Hamilton Forrest, John Forde, Miles Crawford, Roland Brandman, Charles Proctor, Diana Mennie |

Fladgate has advised Patron Capital, the pan-European institutional investor focused on real-estate backed investments and their JV partner APAM, on the sale of Arlington Business Park (ABP) to Singapore’s CapitaLand for a total consideration of £129.25 million. Patron Capital and APAM acquired the business park in 2015, and Fladgate advised the joint venture on this […]


Fladgate sponsors the 1st Turkish British Chamber of Commerce and Industry London UK-Turkey Business Forum

Ravi Goonesena, Charles Proctor, David Robinson |

Fladgate is delighted to sponsor the 1st Turkish British Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TBCCI) London UK-Turkey Business Forum, after joining TBCCI in January to expand the reach of its international desk to this significant emerging market economy and G20 member. To be held on 30 April 2020, the TBCCI Forum provides a networking and […]


Fladgate hires Corporate team partner and senior associate

Ravi Goonesena, Cem Usten, Grant Gordon |

Fladgate announces the appointment of Ravi Goonesena as a partner, who joins with Senior Associate Cem Usten, as the firm continues its strategic growth journey. Ravi and Cem specialise in advising high net-worth individuals, family offices, international investors and SMEs on corporate and commercial issues, particularly on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, joint ventures and […]


Fladgate advises Caspian Sunrise plc on the purchase of specialist drilling vessel in Kazakhstan

Paul Airley, David Baverstock |

Fladgate has advised oil and gas exploration and production company Caspian Sunrise plc (LON:CASP) on the acquisition of the “Caspian Explorer” for a total consideration of US$25 million payable in shares. The “Caspian Explorer” is a vessel capable of drilling exploration wells in the extremely shallow waters of the Caspian Sea. Caspian Sunrise has focused […]


Fladgate hires new dispute resolution partner

Bree Taylor, John Evans |

Fladgate is delighted to announce the appointment of commercial litigation and international arbitration specialist John Evans as a partner in the Firm’s Dispute Resolution department. John brings with him a wealth of international commercial arbitration experience spanning across Europe, the US, Africa, Russia and the CIS. He has acted for both claimants and respondents in […]


Fladgate leads private investors to victory in Privy Council

Mark Buckley |

Fladgate has successfully led its client Peepul Capital Fund II LLC and Millenium Strategic Group Limited (“the investors”) to victory in a $23 million worth share dispute case against VSoft Holdings LLC, a Georgia-based digital banking software company. The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, the highest appellate court for UK territories, ruled that VSoft […]


Fladgate advises Seiko on its new Burlington Arcade shop

Matthew Williams |

Fladgate has advised Seiko, a leading Japanese watch manufacturer on the lease of its luxury watch brand Grand Seiko’s latest pop-up boutique in the historic Burlington Arcade. Grand Seiko has been increasing its presence across the UK, and this boutique marks the luxury brand’s 15th retail outlet in the UK. Situated in Burlington Arcade, an […]


Fladgate launches vacation scheme, a new route to develop a legal career

Andrew Bessemer Clark |

Fladgate today launches its brand new vacation scheme and successful applicants will join the scheme in summer 2020. Starting from 2020, Fladgate will only recruit trainees through its summer vacation scheme. In addition, the Firm is increasing the number of trainee contracts from six to eight this year. The scheme is structured to provide graduate […]


Fladgate sponsors the inaugural Women in Sport edition of Everything In Sport

James Earl, Alex Haffner |

Fladgate is delighted to sponsor the inaugural Everything In Sport, Women Edition conference and in particular to be sponsoring the PowerPlay track at the event. The Firm will also present the Innovation / Technology Contribution in Women’s Sport 2019 award at a dinner to be held after the second day of the event. To be […]