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Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency under the EU regulatory spotlight

Alex Haffner |

In June of this year, Facebook announced to much public fanfare that it intends to rollout a new digital currency called ‘Libra’ for use in 2020, allowing its users across the globe to make online financial transactions. As further details of the Libra project emerged and the initial fanfare and predictions of how it would […]


Fladgate advised KCR Residential REIT plc on its placing of shares raising £4.05m

Nigel Gordon, David Lee, Ashleigh Brinklow, Caroline Philipps, Paul Airley, Richard Reuben, Edward Morgan, Kelly Whiter, Kim Fowler, Zevi Prager, Gerald Brent, Thomas Edwards, Tim Reinhard, Yasmin Daswani |

Fladgate was pleased to act for KCR Residential REIT plc on the subscription by private equity fund, Torchlight for 9 million ordinary shares for a total subscription of £4.05m and the grant of an option to subscribe for an additional 50 million ordinary shares. KCR intends to consolidate its presence in the UK and to […]


Brownfield development - Remediation

Jenny Sargeant, Hollie Docherty |

Brownfield redevelopment is an excellent opportunity to unlock value by re-purposing land.  It is also an opportunity to promote sustainable urbanisation in the UK (which is important given the predicted trend of increased urbanisation over future decades).  It can bring derelict sites back into use, create new communities, enhance neighbourhoods and also enable property use […]


Fladgate advises SILCS Solutions Limited on its UK launch of ChargeBolt

Alex Haffner, Michelle Waknine, Thomas Edwards |

Fladgate has advised SILCS Solutions Limited on all legal aspects of its UK launch of “ChargeBolt”. With over 250 locations from their soft launch in the UK, ChargeBolt provides free countertop docking stations for customers to rent a power bank, charge their devices on-the-go and return it to another location – just like the shared […]


Fladgate advises Black Sheep Coffee Group on acquisition from Taylor St Baristas

Jamie Hamilton, Seetal Modi, Victoria Brownell, Wing Tang, Eddie Powell, Michelle Waknine, Adam Baker, Grace Laws, Madeleine Holding, Emily Comber, Gideon Dabby-Joory |

Fladgate LLP has advised Black Sheep Coffee Group (BSCG) on a complex agreement involving the acquisition of assets including eight cafes from Taylor St Baristas- a London-based, speciality coffee retailer. The addition of these cafes increases the number of the BSCG estate to 33 across London and Manchester and an additional franchise in the Philippines. […]


Brownfield - Sustainability Bonds

Edward Morgan |

Will we see an increased demand in investment in green bonds given growing awareness of the impact of climate change and contamination and this impact on consumer habits?  Our clients are increasing exploring opportunities in the renewals sector. A new handbook has been released by the International Capital Market Association containing a harmonized framework for […]


Lifecycle of a business: setting up - Helen Cox and Gemma Grunewald in the Tax Journal

Helen Cox, Gemma Grunewald |

In the first of a new series in the Tax Journal, examining tax issues during the lifecycle of a business, Helen Cox and Gemma Grunewald examine the tax issues to be considered when founding a business.


GDPR issues in the fight against piracy - Eddie Powell and Thomas Edwards in Sportcal

Eddie Powell, Thomas Edwards |

It is no secret that piracy of live sports broadcasts is one of the biggest problems currently faced by both sports leagues and sports broadcasters. Corporate Partner Eddie Powell and Trainee Thomas Edwards recently commented on the GDPR issues in the fight against piracy, “If you are processing someone’s personal data, then you have a […]


Property or share sale? Melissa Needham in Estates Gazette

Melissa Needham |

Melissa Needham, Senior Associate in Corporate, recently wrote an article for Estates Gazette, addressing the different treatment of rent arrears and service charges and how they are apportioned on a share sale, compared with an asset sale. To read the full article, click here (subscription only).


Identifying the value of Brownfield - Jenny Sargeant filmed in Property Week

Jenny Sargeant |

Fladgate LLP real estate partner Jenny Sargeant features in Property Week TV, discussing brownfield site development as an area for growth, how it can unlock value, the challenges property developers and investors face and how they overcome obstacles. “We’re helping our clients to identify sectors where there’s value…79% of our entrepreneurial clients consider brownfield a […]


Fladgate advises BATM on its Secondary Listing on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Avram Kelman, David Robinson |

Fladgate advises BATM Advanced Communications Ltd on its second on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Fladgate was delighted to advise BATM Advanced Communications Ltd (BATM) on its application to list its ordinary shares on Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Contemporaneously with a placing and subscription to raise $18 million, the listing of BATM’s ordinary shares on TASE completed […]


Fladgate advises Patron Capital and JV partner Oxlo on the sale of the Mint office building in Leeds

Jamie Hamilton, Roland Brandman, Priyadevi Vadgama, Kathryn Davies, Gideon Dabby-Joory |

Fladgate has advised Patron Capital and joint venture partner Oxlo in connection with the sale of the Mint office building in Leeds.  This 120,000sq ft Grade A office was marketed at a guide price of £45m. The building is fully let to Jet2, the third largest scheduled airline in the UK, on a series of […]