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Lessons from Carillion: directors’ duties and practical tips

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With the Commons Select Committee inquiry into Carillion in full swing, the press reports feature sensational allegations levelled at the directors and former directors. The FCA is looking into the market announcements that were made pre-liquidation, one shareholder is calling for an investigation into management and the Chair of the Work and Pensions Committee has described […]


Carillion creditors: urgent steps to protect your position

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On 15 January 2018 Carillion PLC and a number of its subsidiary companies (Carillion) went into liquidation, with the High Court appointing the Official Receiver as liquidator and six partners of PWC as special managers. Those clients who have contracts with Carillion or who are owed money may find the following guidance useful: Check carefully […]


2017 Legal 500 ranks Fladgate across the board

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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 […]


Fraud: hot pursuit or cold case in insolvency?

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Following parliamentary inquiries into high-profile retailers over summer 2016, the government promised an overhaul of corporate governance law. The rhetoric was strong and the claims by members of select committees were sensational as they spoke against wellknown business people, particularly in relation to the sums they had paid to themselves. Please click here for PDF […]


2016 Legal 500 ranks Fladgate across the board

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Fladgate LLP is delighted to have achieved across the board rankings in the recently launched 2016 edition of the Legal 500 Guide to the UK Legal Profession. The firm achieved 27 rankings with a further 57 individual recommendations. Commercial contracts Eddie Powell led the advice to MLCG on the negotiation of a multi-year exclusive supply agreement with […]


Considering the public interest: lessons learned from the appeal tribunal in the MG Rover case

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In July 2013 the Financial Reporting Council Disciplinary Tribunal (tribunal) made 13 findings against Deloitte & Touche and one of its partners including that they had failed to consider the public interest before accepting or continuing their engagements on relation to two transactions in relation to the MG Rover group of companies.  The decision caused […]


2015 Legal 500 continues to rank Fladgate across the board

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Fladgate LLP is delighted to have achieved across the board rankings in the recently launched 2015 edition of the Legal 500 Guide to the UK Legal Profession. The firm achieved 23 rankings with a further 48 individual partner recommendations. Commercial contracts – Recommended Fladgate LLP advises on a broad variety of contracts, such as the franchising […]


Fladgate announces a further partner appointment to its dispute resolution team

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Fladgate is delighted to announce the appointment of dispute resolution partner Bree Taylor. Bree joins from Memery Crystal where she headed up the firm’s dispute resolution department and insolvency & restructuring group. Bree is a specialist in company, partnership and shareholder disputes, fraud and misfeasance claims. She has acted for claimants in worldwide asset tracing […]