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24 Jun 2022 Boodle Hatfield shortlisted for four awards in the STEP Private Client Awards

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for four categories in the STEP Private Client Awards.

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23 Jun 2022 Family court system ‘has reached breaking point’

In The Times, Family Partner, Emily Brand reflects on the delays in the Family Courts and how this increases the financial and emotional cost for the parties involved.

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23 Jun 2022 Supporting young Londoners to use art to express their response to climate change

We are delighted to be sponsoring the Young London Print Prize run by Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair. The prize provides a platform for young Londoners to use art to express their personal response to climate change and is driven by the idea that all young people can be artists in their own right.

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21 Jun 2022 Can I claim back tax on digital losses?

In the Financial Times, Private Wealth Partner, Geoffrey Todd considers the fluctuations in the value of your cryptoassets and whether investors who have made significant losses should claim tax relief.

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20 Jun 2022 300 years of family life – science, sex or psychology?

In a recent edition of the ThoughtLeaders4 HNW Divorce magazine, Partner, Emily Brand and Associate, Genevieve Smith provide a detailed account of the diverse and illuminating panel discussion the team held around modern relationships, love, sex and marriage to celebrate the firm’s long and illustrious history.

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15 Jun 2022 UK’s Top 100 family businesses stay strong through pandemic – turnover drops just 4% compared to UK average of 11%

In The Times, Private Wealth Partner, Hayden Bailey comments on how the top 100 family-owned businesses stay strong through pandemic compared to all UK businesses.

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14 Jun 2022 Data: a fundamental ingredient

Real Estate Senior Associate, Jane Reyersbach considers the legal practicalities for landlords harnessing tech in retail property.

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08 Jun 2022 Herrick Does That: Capital Investment in Hospitality in a Post-Covid World

Corporate and Commercial Partner, Rahul Thakrar is welcomed on to the ‘Herrick Does That’ podcast for an international conversation on Capital Investment in Hospitality in a Post-Covid World.

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07 Jun 2022 Sharp increase in businesses transferring ownership to employees – 200% rise in the past two years

Senior Associate, Charlie Hewlett and Associate Hugo Brown highlight the threefold increase in the number of businesses transferring ownership to employees through Employee Ownership Trusts, showing how owners are increasingly waking up to the advantages of the model.

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07 Jun 2022 Mayfair Art Weekend: Opening the doors to Art in Mayfair

Mayfair Art Weekend is back for 2022 and in its ninth year, the programme will open the doors to art in Mayfair between 24–26 June 2022.

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