Boodle Hatfield is a long-established and
successful law firm which acts for wealthy individuals, families,
property owners and businesses across the world from its offices in
London and Oxford.
We are particularly well known for our
long-standing relationships with our clients which have been
established by providing outstanding service and having a clear
focus us on helping them to succeed in today's challenging
Our first-class legal advice is
delivered by teams of approachable, likeable and commercially
Our leading property team has advised on over £5 billion of
property in the last five years.
We have strength across a variety of sectors including Urban
Regeneration, Landed Estates, Retail, Hotels, Offices and
Industrial, and are particularly known for our work on urban
estates such as Grosvenor and Bedford. We act for a variety of
clients including Rontec LLP, IBM Pension Fund, Pod Food, Ministry
of Sound, Marriott Hotels and developers/ investors such as PMB
Private Client and Family
We are recognised as being one of the leading private client
firms in the country. We have a first class reputation for
providing practical and effective legal advice for wealthy
individuals and families, landed estates, family businesses,
trustees and family offices, both in the UK and
Our prize-winning teams advise on a wide range of issues from
wealth and succession planning through the effective use of wills,
trusts and tax planning to resolving international disputes over
Our lawyers focus on providing solutions for our clients to
enable them to operate their businesses successfully, whether they
are starting a new business or managing a multi-national family
business. We routinely advise our clients on a range of matters
from general commercial agreements and M&As to commercial
taxes, litigation and employment law.
Our clients are drawn from a wide range of industries, but there
is an emphasis on investment funds and commodities trading (from
regulatory issues to structuring), family businesses and the
hotels/leisure sector. Many of our clients have an international
focus and we advise on cross-border transactions and on structuring
inward bound investments.
Clients rarely choose to get involved in disputes, but
inevitably sometimes things go wrong and it is essential to find a
solution quickly and effectively. Our teams advise on commercial,
property and construction, trusts & estates disputes and arts
disputes and are noted for their practical approach to sorting out
We are based in London, but much of our work is international
whether we are advising international individuals on their personal
estate planning, international companies on their worldwide
business activities, or advising on multi-jurisdictional disputes.
We provide English law advice in a global context, be that for
international clients or on international transactions, and
regularly work with leading firms across the world.
We have developed strong relationships with other leading firms
around the world who have expertise in specific areas. We are also
a member of TAGLaw, an international network of law firms. We can
select the right overseas lawyer for each separate situation whom
we are confident will provide the quality of legal advice, cultural
understanding and client service that our clients expect from
Our teams are made up of talented and well qualified people. We
are committed to investing in their development, providing them
with the training and on the job experience they need to have
rewarding careers and to provide our clients with the first-class
service that they expect from Boodle Hatfield.
As a trainee, you will get the opportunity to experience the work
across the firm so that you get the chance to work with different
types of clients and to learn what its like to work in the various
Find out more about work in our core Services and Sectors.
Read about the history of Boodle Hatfield.