Fladgate’s projects and infrastructure team brings together corporate, construction and finance lawyers with expertise and experience in the sector to advise on the full spectrum of works and services contracts, on a transactional, advisory or contentious basis.
Our lawyers advise on major civil engineering projects in the UK and abroad and also have particular experience in the procurement and construction of major sports stadiums in the UK. Our team is particularly adept at advising clients on project management and troubleshooting, and has extensive experience of assisting clients on non-contentious and contentious resolutions and PFI disputes are a particular forte.
We are able to advise on early stage issues, including procurement, public procurement, competition law and State Aid matters. We also advise on health and safety issues and defend health and safety prosecutions. Fladgate clients include UK and international contractors and secondary and primary-market investors in a range of sectors, including transport, hospitals, schools, defence, social housing, facilities management, utilities and waste management.
The betting and gaming sector has rapidly expanded and evolved in recent years as ‘re-regulation’, new technologies, and changing behaviour have fostered innovation and adaptation on all fronts. We’re experienced in advising clients on this rapidly evolving regulatory environment....READ MORE
The scale and duration of projects in this sector call for specialist expertise in drafting and negotiating contracts. Our team has extensive experience in contracts for supply, installation, construction and facilities management, appointments, collateral warranties, bonds and parent company guaran...READ MORE
Through our extensive relationships with law firms around the world, our clients gain access to teams of lawyers worldwide with a deep understanding of the legal issues faced by businesses in the energy and resources sectors. We have particular experience of energy-related transactions in Africa and...READ MORE
We’re experienced in coordinating multi-jurisdictional teams to manage our clients’ needs around the globe and have good links with a number of firms in the main crypto-friendly jurisdictions. We combine our lawyers’ experience with that of the most appropriate local law firm. This enables us to pro...READ MORE
We have a detailed appreciation of the hotel industry’s dynamics and an understanding of the corporate, commercial, tax, real estate, planning and construction issues that affect businesses in the sector. This enables us to support clients in undertaking a wide range of sophisticated and complex tra...READ MORE
The leisure sector is experiencing a period of accelerated change and expansion in response to new technologies and changing consumer behaviours. Drawing on the expertise of our diverse firm, our team provides advice on a wide range of legal and business challenges....READ MORE
The cross-firm team provides the range of legal services required by clients across the industry spectrum, from biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices companies to institutions or organisations that are involved in the research, development and sale of medicines, medical devices or nutr...READ MORE
Rapid growth and constant innovation in the way businesses and individuals use, store, trade and consume information and content are continually raising new business and legal issues. In the fast-changing media and technology sector, where many traditional approaches are under challenge, we believe ...READ MORE
Our sector experience spans a wide range of sports including motor racing, where we have advised teams and drivers in Formula 1, A1 GP, World Rally, Cart, Indy Car and Moto GP, and cricket, football, golf and cycling. We have supported clients on a range of a matters including: intellectual property...READ MORE
Our lawyers don’t just advise on the law, but help our clients with the commercial implications of legal decisions. Our team focusses on the practicalities of retailing, whether through a busy store or shopping centre, or using e-tail channels....READ MORE
Fladgate understands the changing nature and dynamics of the professional services sector, from structures such as LLPs or incorporations to mergers and joint ventures, enabling us to provide advice and insight that extends beyond the routine aspects of business....READ MORE
We are an experienced team representing policyholders and their captives in litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution with insurers. The group also advises on insurance programmes and renewals, on the drafting and interpretation of policies, including Warranty & Indemnity cover ...READ MORE
We provide practical solutions in contentious and non-contentious situations involving financially distressed businesses through our corporate restructuring and insolvency group. The team advises insolvency practitioners, banks, other lending institutions, stakeholders, troubled companies, directors...READ MORE
We advise on all the key issues affecting the property industry, including regeneration and development schemes, investment, funding, construction matters, property disputes, portfolio management, planning, taxation and the creation of corporate structures....READ MORE
The practice is led by Andrew Bessemer Clark, who has experience in mergers and acquisitions. Sam Tye also specialises in M&A work as well as advising on joint ventures and corporate finance matters in the infrastructure field. David Weare meanwhile has a strong skillset in disputes and construction matters.Legal 500 UK 2020
The Private Finance Initiative (PFI) was a public procurement policy in the UK that contracted private firms to complete and manage public projects under public-private partnerships (PPPs). Initially launched in 1992, the PFI’s end was announced in 2018, however existing partnerships will continue to operate indefinitely.
Over 50 English hospitals have been procured under a PPP, and in 2017 there were 172 PFI schemes operating services in the NHS.
Local Asset Backed Vehicles are a way of combining private sector finance and expertise with public sector real estate. The private and public sector bodies combine their assets in creating a corporate entity that is then equipped with land and finances to develop the land in any way that enhances its value, with the profits shared between the private body and the public body.
Investment in grid scale battery storage projects in the United Kingdom experienced a surge in inves...Read more
The introduction within the EU of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) led to frantic scr...Read more
Well-drafted letters of intent can be very useful for contractors, but are no substitute for a caref...Read more