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Fladgate’s quick guide to the law on website cookies

Eddie Powell |

1. What are cookies and what this note covers 1.1 Cookies are small files which a website can, through an internet browser, leave on a user’s device, and to then be used to extract information about the user or their system. 1.2 In many cases, cookies are simply tools to let the website do its […]


Joint authorship of copyright: UK Court of Appeal tears up the script

Ben Milloy |

A dispute concerning the screenplay for the 2016 Hollywood biographical comedy “Florence Foster Jenkins” (FFJ) – a film about a tone-deaf New York socialite who labours under the delusion that she is a talented opera singer – has this month produced a Court of Appeal decision centring on the parties’ own adjustment to reality. Apart […]


Brownfield - What does the future hold?

Gavin Whitney |

Through a series of thought leadership and analysis articles, we have discussed issues and opportunities associated with brownfield site development. Examining areas of importance, we have taken a closer look at historical title issues, mitigating risk and dealing with contamination, considerations of planning and obtaining funding. More recently, we have looked at possible uses for […]


Cookie Consent - GDPR

Eddie Powell, Joshua Bennett |

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has handed down a preliminary ruling in a case[1] focussing on the validity of consent obtained from internet users by means of pre-ticked checkbox, and information obligations regarding cookies. The ECJ was reviewing the cookie consent requirements in accordance with the Cookie Directive 2002/58/EC (Cookie Directive), and the General […]


Fladgate announces construction partner appointment

David Weare, Elliot Lewis |

Fladgate is delighted to announce the appointment of construction and engineering expert Elliot Lewis as a partner in the firm’s construction team. Elliot joins from Brecher, having previously worked at Davies Arnold Cooper (now DAC Beachcroft LLP), Titmuss Sainer Dechert, McKenna & Co and Nabarro Nathanson. Elliot specialises in advising clients on UK domestic development […]


Fladgate advises on the sale of Conversio to Campaign Monitor

Anthony Shatz, Ashleigh Brinklow, Liam Bracken, John Forde, Hamilton Forrest, Michael McCartney |

Fladgate acted for the majority shareholder of Conversio, a popular ecommerce platform, on its sale to CM Group, a global technology company and the owner of Campaign Monitor. With the transaction completed, Conversio’s technology is now being used to launch CM Commerce, a new email marketing solution tailored for retailers looking to accelerate their growth. […]


Facebook’s Libra under the regulatory spotlight

Alex Haffner |

In June Facebook announced to much public fanfare that it intends to roll out a new digital currency called Libra for use in 2020, allowing its users across the globe to make online financial transactions. It has quickly become clear that Facebook faces a significant battle to ensure that the Libra project does not become […]


Fladgate ranked Band 1 in Chambers UK guide for Corporate M&A: Lower Mid-Market

Sandra Bates, Julian Lewis, Alex Kaufmann, Graham Spitz, Yulia Leyko, Sunil Sheth, Avram Kelman, Paul Airley, Nigel Gordon, Grant Gordon, Eugene Matveichuk, Andrew Bessemer Clark, Ian Brent, Amy Collins, Jamie Hamilton, Jan Hoppe, David Robinson, Anthony Shatz, Marc Sosnow, Sam Tye, Charles Wander, Neil Vickers, Sophie Burke, Zehra Kofturcu, Adrian Mawlabaux, Melissa Needham, Orit Rioumine Gold, David Baverstock, Michael Beaber, Liam Bracken, Ashleigh Brinklow, David Lee, Diana Mennie, Alex Taylor, Priyadevi Vadgama, Jeremy Whiteson, Mythily Katsaris |

Fladgate is delighted to maintain a Band 1 ranking in the 2020 Chambers UK guide for the Corporate M&A: Lower Mid-Market category. Grant Gordon, Head of Corporate, said: “The team is delighted once again to receive this recognition by Chambers, which is a significant endorsement of our approach, our professionalism and the strong relationship we […]


Fladgate ranks Tier 1 in Legal 500’s M&A: Deals up to £50m

Grant Gordon, Paul Airley, Sandra Bates, Andrew Bessemer Clark, Ian Brent, Amy Collins, Nigel Gordon, Jamie Hamilton, Jan Hoppe, Alex Kaufmann, Avram Kelman, Julian Lewis, David Robinson, Anthony Shatz, Sunil Sheth, Marc Sosnow, Graham Spitz, Sam Tye, Charles Wander, Neil Vickers, Sophie Burke, Zehra Kofturcu, Yulia Leyko, Adrian Mawlabaux, Melissa Needham, Orit Rioumine Gold, David Baverstock, Michael Beaber, Liam Bracken, Ashleigh Brinklow, David Lee, Diana Mennie, Alex Taylor, Priyadevi Vadgama, Jeremy Whiteson, Mythily Katsaris |

Fladgate is delighted to be ranked Tier 1 in the 2019 edition of Legal 500 in the M&A: Deals Up To £50m. Grant Gordon, Head of Corporate, said: “we are very pleased once again to receive this recognition by Legal 500, which is a significant endorsement of our work, our professionalism and the strong relationship […]


Fladgate advised Cenkos on UK & Australian placing for 88 Energy Limited

Nigel Gordon, Michael Beaber |

Fladgate advised leading securities firm Cenkos on the placing for the listed exploration company 88 Energy Limited in both the UK and Australia, which was implemented by way of an accelerated bookbuild. 88 Energy is an exploration company currently exploring onshore Alaska in a prolific liquids-rich area. The proceeds of the Placing, together with 88 […]