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Fladgate advises on AIM and PLUS placings

Grant Gordon, Jeremy Whiteson |

Fladgate LLP has acted for Beaumont Cornish and Shore Capital on two company admissions, one to the AIM market, and the second to PLUS. On the AIM listing, Fladgate advised Beaumont Cornish as nominated adviser along with Shore Capital Stockbrokers Limited (Shore Capital) as brokers to New World Oil and Gas plc (New World) on […]

Construction law v insolvency law - a clash of cultures?

Jeremy Whiteson |

The insolvency and construction worlds have developed sophisticated systems of law. Alas, they often pull parties in opposite directions! The construction industry operates on contracts which, while frequently based on standard forms, are often individually negotiated. There is not complete freedom of contract, however – following the Housing Grants Act 1996, disputes under written construction […]

Fladgate advises Akkeron Hotels Group on acquisition of 10 hotels

Eddie Powell, Kim McMurray, Jeremy Whiteson |

Fladgate LLP has acted for Akkeron Hotels Group Limited (Akkeron) on the acquisition of ten hotels from the administrators of Butterfly Hotels Limited and Crowne Hotels Limited. This transaction will increase the number of Akkeron hotels to 36, employing 1,630 people and with a combined annual turnover of c£57m, cementing its position as one of […]

Old dog, new tricks? Varying lease terms through CVAs

Jeremy Whiteson |

Recessions always lead to innovations and developments in insolvency law, as tools designed during periods of economic stability are exposed to the stresses of a financial crisis. One of the interesting developments to come from the recent recession has been the use of Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs) to vary lease payment terms. While a CVA […]

Corporate partner Jeremy Whiteson joins Fladgate

Charles Wander, Jeremy Whiteson |

Fladgate is delighted to announce the appointment of corporate partner Jeremy Whiteson. Jeremy joins from Forsters where he was head of corporate and a partner for nine years. Jeremy has substantial experience in corporate transactional and corporate recovery work and his appointment will enhance Fladgate’s comprehensive corporate capability. Jeremy’s work is focused on three areas: […]