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Fladgate boosts sports practice with appointment of specialist sports business team

Grant Gordon, Charles Wander, Muhammed Bhaimohmed, James Earl |

Fladgate LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of a specialist sports sector team.  Partner James Earl has joined from Pinsent Masons, together with senior associate David Quinlan and associate Muhammed Bhaimohmed.  It is anticipated that the client base of the incoming team will add significantly to Fladgate’s extensive sports practice. James joins as head […]


WideCells Group PLC joins London Stock Exchange’s Main Market

Grant Gordon, Eddie Powell, Paul Airley, Jamie Hamilton |

Fladgate LLP has advised WideCells Group PLC, the health care services provider to the growing stem cell industry, on its entry to the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, by way of a Standard listing on the Official List of the UKLA, following a successful £2m placing organised by Vicarage Capital Ltd and Shard […]


Chambers Global 2016 ranks Fladgate partners

Grant Gordon, Alex Kaufmann, Avram Kelman, Sunil Sheth, Alexander Wildschütz |

Fladgate congratulates the following partners on their inclusion as “Leaders in their Field” in the 2016 edition of Chambers Global, the guide to the world’s best lawyers. Individuals are ranked after extensive research by the Chambers team with opinions sought from clients, peers, referees and competitors. Germany Corporate/M&A (Experts Based Abroad) Alex Kaufmann Alex Kaufmann […]


Fladgate advises equity investors on the acquisition of Dobbies garden centre chain

Amy Collins, Grant Gordon, Zehra Kofturcu |

Fladgate LLP has advised the equity investors on the conditional acquisition of Dobbies garden centres from Tesco’s for £217m as the retailer continues with its divestment strategy in order to focus on its supermarket business. The group of equity investors is led by private equity houses Midlothian Capital Partners and Hattington Capital. Dobbies is the […]


Fladgate leads on sale of majority stake in Swansea City FC

Grant Gordon, Alan Wetterhahn, Zehra Kofturcu, Jamie Hamilton |

Fladgate LLP is leading the legal team advising shareholders who have together agreed to sell a majority stake in Swansea City Football 2002 Ltd, the holding company of The Swansea City Association Football Club Limited, to Swansea Football, LLC, backed by the US investors Jason Levien and Steve Kaplan. The transaction values the club at […]


Fladgate advises Sportvest Capital on investment in Lincoln City FC

Grant Gordon |

Fladgate LLP has acted for Clive Nates’ investment vehicle, Sportvest Capital LLP, in relation to an investment into Lincoln City FC. Mr Nates, who joins the board of the Club, is a global equity investor and retired hedge fund manager based in Sandton, South Africa.  He has followed the fortunes of Lincoln City since the […]


Top 10 ranking in AIM table for Fladgate

David Robinson, Grant Gordon, Avram Kelman, Neil Vickers, Nigel Gordon, Paul Airley |

Fladgate is delighted to have achieved a Top 10 ranking in the January edition of the ARL AIM Advisers Rankings Guide. Editorial commentary states: “Perhaps the most noteworthy move through the quarter was attributable to Fladgate.  The law firm moved up 10 places into a share of eighth… after it appointed two partners and an […]


Fladgate boosts AIM and life sciences practice with appointment of corporate team

Grant Gordon, Charles Wander, Nigel Gordon |

Fladgate is delighted to announce the appointment of corporate partners Nigel Gordon and Chris Chrysanthou, who join from Fasken Martineau LLP, together with senior associate Zehra Kofturcu. It is anticipated that the incoming practice of the team will add significantly to Fladgate’s already extensive M&A and AIM practice, taking the firm into the top 10 […]


Across the board rankings for Fladgate in Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers 2015

Julian Lewis, David Robinson, Grant Gordon, Charles Wander, Richard Kaufman, Eddie Powell, Jonathan Hibberts, Mark Saunders, Barbara Eilon, Alex Kaufmann, Charles Proctor, Mark Harnett, Avram Kelman, Daniel Polden, Paul Airley, Gideon Dabby-Joory, Simon Ekins, David Weare, Sophia Purkis, Mythily Katsaris, Stephen Lewis, Kim McMurray, Ella Leonard |

Fladgate is delighted that a number of its partners and associates have been ranked in the 2015 Super Lawyers UK List, published by Thomson Reuters. Super Lawyers Banking Law Paul Howcroft Kim McMurray Charles Proctor Business Affairs Paul Airley Avram Kelman Eddie Powell David Robinson Commercial Litigation Simon Ekins Commercial Property Antonia Brandes Allen Cohen […]


2015 Legal 500 continues to rank Fladgate across the board

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

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 advise on the sale of Roxy Palace online casino to 32Red

Grant Gordon, Sophie Burke, Alan Wetterhahn, Ildikó Kozó, Mike Tremeer |

Fladgate LLP acted for the sellers Hyperlink Media Limited and Applied Logics Limited on the sale of the remote online gaming business known as Roxy Palace for a total consideration of £8.4 million, comprising £2m in cash and the issuance of 10,000,000 new Ordinary Shares. Corporate partners Grant Gordon and Alan Wetterhahn advised the clients, […]


Fladgate advises Maitland on acquisition of Phoenix Fund Services

Grant Gordon, Charles Proctor |

Fladgate LLP has advised the global advisory, fund administration and fiduciary services firm Maitland on the acquisition of UK-based fund administrator Phoenix Fund Services. The deal boosts Maitland’s assets under administration by £6.2 billion (USD $9.3bn) to over £135 billion (USD $200bn). It also heralds Maitland’s entry into the fund administration sector in the UK, […]