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Fladgate advises on the acquisition of The Harpur Centre

Aditi Sawjani, Roland Brandman, Adam Baker, Eddie Powell, Gavin Whitney, Zevi Prager, Alan Wetterhahn, Mike Tremeer, Caroline Philipps, Daniel Polden, Ben Milloy |

Fladgate has advised on the acquisition of a shopping centre known as The Harpur Centre in Bedford for Harpur Centre Bedford Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of a Jersey Limited Partnership) from Zurich Assurance Plc.  Tellon Capital LLP was the acting asset manager on the transaction. James Burchell of Tellon Capital commented: “Daniel and his […]

Launch of consumer-friendly EU online dispute resolution platform

Ben Milloy |

The EU Commission’s drive to encourage EU cross-border trade through increased consumer confidence took a step forward today (9 February 2016) with the operational launch of its online dispute resolution platform (ODR platform). The portal (which is accessible at the following link: is specifically designed to help consumers who have bought goods or services […]

Fine for online pharmacy selling customer details

Ben Milloy |

If carried out properly, the sale of customer or user information offers a potentially lucrative revenue source for any data-rich company. However, get it wrong and – as NHS-approved online chemist “Pharmacy 2U” can now testify – it can be quite the reverse. Pharmacy 2U’s rude awakening took the form of a £130,000 fine from […]

Japanese Knotweed – what's the problem?

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Japanese knotweed was originally imported from Japan as an ornamental plant, admired for its attractive white flowers. The plant’s aesthetic qualities, however, have long been overshadowed by its reputation as an invasive and destructive species, which can outmuscle other vegetation and cause serious structural damage to buildings. In view of its possible impact on a […]