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Fladgate completes two BPRA deals for Downing LLP

Julian Lewis, Amy Collins, Matthew Williams, Gary Smith, Edward Morgan, Charles Proctor |

The “Business Premises Renovation Allowance” (BPRA) tax relief scheme, which was due to expire in 2012 but subsequently extended until 2017, remains a popular development incentive. Fladgate LLP has advised on four transactions in quick succession that are intended to benefit from the availability of this relief. The transactions included the developments of a Premier […]


Fladgate advises Taylor and Francis Group on publishing acquisition

Amy Collins, David Robinson, Eddie Powell, Alan Wetterhahn |

Fladgate LLP has advised Taylor and Francis Group, leading academic publishers owned by Informa UK Limited, on the acquisition of Hachette UK’s Health Science and Higher Education portfolios. The Health Sciences portfolio publishes leading textbooks and series focused on education, training and the career needs of medical students and professionals and the Higher Education portfolio […]


AIM listed Toumaz secures investment from Imagination Technologies Group

Amy Collins, David Robinson, Eddie Powell |

Fladgate LLP has acted for AIM listed client Toumaz Ltd (Toumaz), a pioneer in low cost, ultra low power wireless communications and broadcast technology, on the securing of investment from Imagination Technologies Group plc. The investment establishes a new subsidiary, Toumaz Microsystems. Toumaz Microsystems will be responsible for growing the company’s wireless IC business. Corporate […]


Fladgate advises on the acquisition of Four Seasons Hotel, Regents Park

Amy Collins, John Forde, Sunil Sheth |

Fladgate LLP advised a group of private investors on the acquisition of Four Seasons Hotel, located in Regents Park, London. The investors were advised by a cross department team at Fladgate that included partners Sunil Sheth (corporate), Amy Collins (corporate) and Antonia Brandes (real estate), associate Mythily Katsaris (corporate) and solicitor John Forde (tax). Fladgate’s […]


First conviction under the Bribery Act

Amy Collins |

A former magistrates’ court clerk has become the first person to be sentenced under the Bribery Act 2010 and the Courts have sent a clear message. On 18 November 2011, Munir Patel, who admitted that he was paid £500 not to record a driving offence, was given a three year sentence under the Bribery Act […]


Fladgate advises on £50.5m real estate transaction

Amy Collins, Matthew Williams, Andrew Bessemer Clark |

Fladgate LLP has advised on the sale of the shares in a company affiliated with HDG Mansur. The sole asset of the company is the Freehold of 169 Union Street, SE1, which is the headquarters of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority. The transaction valued the property at £50.5 million. Fladgate real estate partner […]


Corporate partner Amy Collins joins Fladgate

Amy Collins, Charles Wander |

Fladgate LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of partner Amy Collins, who joined the firm on 4 July 2011 from Olswang LLP. Amy specialises in corporate work for public and private companies, advising on joint ventures, reorganisations and mergers and acquisitions. She has wide-ranging experience of acting for companies and sponsors, nominated advisers and […]