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Victoria & Albert Museum wins The Art Fund Museum of the Year 2016 prize

Digby Hebbard |

Fladgate LLP is delighted that the Victoria & Albert Museum won The Art Fund Museum of the Year 2016 prize at a dinner and ceremony on 6 July at the Natural History Museum, London. The annual museum prize, the largest in the world, recognises the outstanding innovation, imagination and achievements of one museum throughout the […]


Less than final settlement

Christian Charles, Digby Hebbard |

Disputes and differences arise in connection with most construction projects, large or small.  In our experience, a majority are resolved by the parties without recourse to formal dispute resolution, particularly while projects remain ongoing.  Moreover, even the minority which become subject to dispute resolution proceedings appear to us to be settled before determination.  In essence, […]


Termination and construction contracts

Christian Charles, Digby Hebbard |

Within the construction industry there appears to be uncertainty as to the circumstances in which a party can terminate a contract and the consequences of a wrongful termination. There would also seem to be a general lack of understanding of the concept of a “repudiatory breach” of contract, and how this is relevant to termination. […]


Constructing Excellence Awards

Digby Hebbard, David Weare |

Fladgate’s construction team is committed to improved industry performance and innovation. It embraces the ideals of Constructing Excellence which enhance the reputation and performance of our world class construction industry. Accordingly, we are proud to announce our continued sponsorship of the Constructing Excellence in London and the South East Annual Awards 2016. The Constructing Excellence […]


2015 Legal 500 continues to rank Fladgate across the board

Jeremy Whiteson, David Robinson, Grant Gordon, Graham Spitz, Matthew Bennett, Eddie Powell, Jonathan Hibberts, Gillian Birkby, Alison Mould, Jamie Hamilton, Mark Harnett, Neil Vickers, Richard Reuben, Daniel Polden, Kim McMurray, Mark Buckley, Janet Keeley, Steven Mash, Sophia Purkis, Alexander Wildschütz, Digby Hebbard, Simon Ekins, Paul Airley, David Weare, Bree Taylor, Teresa Cullen |

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 […]


Unfair contract terms: suppliers beware

Christian Charles, Digby Hebbard |

A dispute over the quality of building products highlights the need for customers to understand the terms they are signing up to – and, where possible, to explore the possibility of alternatives. It is common in the construction industry for parties to enter into contracts on the basis of their standard terms and conditions. These […]


Winners announced in Constructing Excellence Awards 2015

Gillian Birkby, Digby Hebbard, David Weare |

As a sponsor of the 2015 Constructing Excellence in London and the South East Awards, Fladgate LLP is delighted to congratulate the winners. The highly coveted awards were presented at a gala dinner on 2 July, attended by more than 500 leading construction industry professionals. Client of the Year Winner: Heathrow Airport Limited Outstanding Customer […]


Fladgate announces the appointment of construction partner Digby Hebbard

Charles Wander, Digby Hebbard |

Fladgate LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of construction partner Digby Hebbard, who joins from Trowers & Hamlins. Digby is a contentious construction specialist who focuses on international and domestic building, engineering and infrastructure projects. He advises on projects across a range of sectors including transport, energy, cultural heritage and development. His particular expertise […]