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Fladgate sponsors SportsPro Live 2017: Pushing the boundaries of sport

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The Fladgate Sports Business Group is delighted to announce its sponsorship of SportsPro Live 2017: Pushing the boundaries of sport. This year’s event will focus on the forces reshaping the industry, including: technologies that are changing the way people watch and play sport; emerging markets and investors who are creating new centres of power and […]


There would be no fashion without immigration

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With London Fashion Week having taken place last month and with the next round of shows in autumn, we need to ensure that the brightest and best global talents continue to choose the UK as their destination for growth. London Fashion Week is adored by buyers and press, with an international reputation as the most […]


Fladgate acts for syndicate of offshore investors on loan facilities

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Fladgate LLP has acted for a syndicate of offshore investors in connection with two loan facilities from Investec Bank plc.  These include: A £17m loan to refinance the acquisition of seven sites in Greenwich (total of c.12 acres), which the borrowers are looking to convert into in excess of 1,500 residential properties over two principal […]


Quarter Day – March 2017

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Updates for real estate professionals


Ilott v Mitson Supreme Court decision: UK testamentary freedom reasserted

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Last week, the Supreme Court brought to an end a 13 year legal battle over the late Mrs Jackson’s Will. The Will left virtually all of Mrs Jackson’s assets (some £480,000) to three UK charities, cutting out entirely her only child (Mrs Ilott), who was for many years estranged from her mother but who lived […]


Fladgate advises Roxi Petroleum plc on £62m merger

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Fladgate has advised Roxi Petroleum plc, the Central Asian oil and gas company with a focus on Kazakhstan, on the proposed merger transaction relating to its key assets. Following the merger, Roxi will increase its interest in its principal asset, the BNG project in Kazakhstan, from 58.41% to 99%. The consideration for the merger, which […]


Relying on section 49 LPA 1925 – can you be rock solid?

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The payment of a deposit by a buyer to a seller under a contract for sale is a fundamental part of a transaction since it comprises the “consideration” that all first year law students learn is necessary – along with offer and acceptance – for the formation of a binding agreement between parties. It ensures […]


Fladgate acts for overseas trust on £7.5m purchase in West Hampstead

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Fladgate LLP acted for an overseas trust on the forward purchase of a £7.5m retail investment scheme in West Hampstead. This comprised the acquisition of the entire commercial investment within part of a Ballymore mixed use development known as West Hampstead Square. The Fladgate team was led by Gideon Dabby-Joory (real estate partner) and Jenny […]


Letters of intent: Legal uncertainty vs commercial reality

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Well-drafted letters of intent can be very useful for contractors, but are no substitute for a carefully negotiated and well-managed contract. Here are the main points to consider when putting together yours. In an ideal world, employers and contractors would finalise all aspects of a deal and record it in a signed contract before any […]


Thunderbirds are go! Fladgate advises Privet Capital on acquisition of Vivid Toy Group

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Fladgate LLP has advised Privet Capital (Privet), a private equity investor, on its acquisition of Vivid Toy Group Limited (Vivid) for an undisclosed sum. Vivid is one of Europe’s leading independent branded toys and games companies, licensing, designing, manufacturing and selling a combination of in-house developed toy and games IP and third party intellectual property […]


Fladgate sponsors Family Office & Wealth Management Conference

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Fladgate LLP is delighted to announce its sponsorship of DC Finance’s Family Office & Wealth Management Conference on 13 June 2017. With over 400 ultra and high net worth individuals and family office executives in attendance, this is one of the world’s largest wealth management events held annually at the Hilton Tel Aviv.  This prestigious […]


Fladgate advises Sirius Petroleum Plc on £2m secondary placing

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Fladgate has advised Sirius Petroleum Plc, the investing company focused on oil and gas exploration and development opportunities in Nigeria, in relation to its secondary placing of new ordinary shares raising gross proceeds of £2m. Capital markets partners David Robinson and Chris Chrysanthou led the Fladgate team. Fladgate has a specialist energy and resources team […]