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Increase in land values: is it too early to benefit from the impact of Crossrail 2?

Amanda Hado-Bodfield |

Increase in land values: is it too early to benefit from the impact of Crossrail 2? Now it has been given the green light, have house prices along the proposed line of Crossrail 2 started to increase, and where will the smart money buy? Crossrail 2 would spur the regeneration of under-developed areas, such as […]


Fladgate advises Noozhoo Nokiiyan LP on its investment in Sonco Gaming UK Ltd

Nigel Gordon, Alex Haffner, Diana Mennie, Muhammed Bhaimohmed, Amanda Hado-Bodfield |

Fladgate was pleased to act for Noozhoo Nookiiyan LP, the investment vehicle of Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation, on its investment in Sonco Gaming UK Ltd.


Fladgate advises on refinancing of £100m multi-use luxury development

Jeremy Whiteson, Stephen Lewis, Anthony Reeves, Rebecca Tavares, Hollie Docherty, Naomi Clancy, Seetal Modi, Amanda Hado-Bodfield |

Fladgate LLP has advised the investors on the refinancing of the luxury development at 37-38 Golden Square, London W1. The refinancing involved £54.7m of new funding from Apollo. The property, set in an iconic prime West End location, is a development of luxury apartments standing over two retail units and a flagship restaurant unit. Stephen […]


Fladgate advises on the £48m acquisition and financing of 6-8 Bouverie Street, EC4

Richard Kaufman, Oliver Tobin, Seetal Modi, Dee Afolami, Miles Crawford, Amanda Hado-Bodfield |

Fladgate has advised Harbor Group International (HGI) on the £48m acquisition and financing of 6-8 Bouverie Street, London EC4Y 8AX.  The team acted on the £31.2m facility with Helaba from Tudor Court Limited.  Fladgate’s real estate and finance teams worked closely together to manage the loan facility from Helaba. HGI is a leading global real […]


Car parking: display or pay!

Amanda Hado-Bodfield |

Summary The owner of a shop claimed rights to park on an adjoining car park on the basis that it had acquired rights to do so over a period of 20 years’ use. As the car park owner had maintained clearly visible private car park signs, these were indicative of its continuing objection to unauthorised […]


2017 Legal 500 ranks Fladgate across the board

Taj Rehal, Jeremy Whiteson, Stephen Lewis, Julian Lewis, Amy Collins, David Robinson, Grant Gordon, Andrew Kaufman, Graham Spitz, Richard Kaufman, Matthew Bennett, Eddie Powell, Gary Smith, Jonathan Hibberts, Helena Luckhurst, Mark Saunders, Alex Kaufmann, Alan Wetterhahn, Alison Mould, Mike Tremeer, David Baverstock, Luke Morris, Mark Harnett, Avram Kelman, Neil Vickers, Richard Reuben, Michael McCartney, Nigel Gordon, Eugene Matveichuk, Jenny Sargeant, James Earl, Seetal Modi, Kim McMurray, Mark Buckley, Janet Keeley, Steven Mash, Sophia Purkis, Alexander Wildschütz, Digby Hebbard, Simon Ekins, Paul Airley, Ian Brent, Amanda Hado-Bodfield, David Weare, Bree Taylor, Teresa Cullen, Gideon Dabby-Joory |

Fladgate LLP is delighted to have achieved across the board rankings in the recently launched 2017 edition of the Legal 500 Guide to the UK Legal Profession. The firm achieved 26 rankings, with 59 lawyers attaining 91 individual recommendations.  Commercial contracts Fladgate LLP enhanced its commercial contracts offering with the recruitment of James Earl, an expert in the […]


Refinancing of Blakes Hotel, Kensington

Stephen Lewis, Rebecca Tavares, Gary Smith, Naomi Clancy, Amanda Hado-Bodfield |

Fladgate has acted for long standing client Blakes Property Holdings Limited and Blakes Management Limited in relation to the refinancing by HSBC of Blakes London, a boutique hotel in Kensington. The refinance replaced the existing facilities provided by Santander. Blakes London is the creation of famed British designer Anouska Hempel and was one of the first […]


Fladgate LLP advises Viandas de Salamanca on UK roll-out

James Fry, Amanda Hado-Bodfield |

Fladgate has acted for the UK arm of Spanish company Viandas de Salamanca on its expansion into the UK market.  Primarily a wine maker, the company also produces its own olive oils, cheeses and cured meats.  It is now embarking on a European roll-out of city centre units which will combine retail shops with delicatessen […]


Rights to light claim – Developer’s “un-neighbourly” conduct results in an injunction

Amanda Hado-Bodfield |

Overview The Court of Appeal upheld an injunction against a developer sought by a neighbour whose right to light had been infringed by an external staircase which the developer had erected in breach of an undertaking it had given to the neighbour. The Court dismissed the developer’s appeal and held that, in the circumstances, the […]


Fladgate advises Ziser Group on £45m refinancing

Roland Brandman, Gary Smith, Luke Morris, Hollie Docherty, Jenny Sargeant, Miles Crawford, Amanda Hado-Bodfield, Gideon Dabby-Joory |

Fladgate has acted for a borrower group of companies who were collectively advised by Ziser Group in connection with a loan facility from Lloyds Bank for £45m. The security involved four different properties in London, each of which was controlled by a different company. The released funds will be used by the group for further […]


Halamar undertakes refinancing of Golden Square property development

Hamilton Forrest, Jeremy Whiteson, Stephen Lewis, Yulia Leyko, Luke Morris, Mark Harnett, Richard Reuben, Gemma Grunewald, Orit Rioumine Gold, Amanda Hado-Bodfield |

Fladgate LLP has advised Halamar Developments on a complicated refinancing of a property development in Golden Square, Soho, borrowing new funds of more than £50m. The refinancing involved: a corporate reorganisation to insert three levels of holding companies between the property owning company and the ultimate shareholders together with amendment of the existing shareholders agreement […]


Otium acquires its first in-town leisure scheme

Stephen Lewis, Gary Smith, Mark Saunders, David Baverstock, Amanda Hado-Bodfield |

Fladgate LLP has advised Otium Real Estate on its first in-town leisure purchase in Milton Keynes, acquiring the Theatre District scheme from UGS MK Limited for £16.75m. The 109,000 sq ft scheme currently comprises 16 units, with a tenant roster that includes TGI Fridays, Bella Italia, Zizzis, Revolution de Cuba and the Slug and Lettuce. […]