Your lawyers since 1722

News & Insights

Our team of experts shine a spotlight on new legal developments, share their views on the impact of current affairs, and offer insights on issues that could impact you and your business.

  • All
3 min read Read more
08 Jul 2020 Chancellor’s Summer Statement 2020 – SDLT Update

Today Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced his plan for the second phase of the UK’s economic response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

6 min read Read more
06 Jul 2020 COVID-19 Tax Update

The big question on many minds is ‘How will the government pay for COVID-19?’

3 min read Read more
15 Apr 2020 CGT payment window on sale of UK residential property: COVID-19 Update

From 6 April, there is a new deadline for paying capital gains tax.

3 min read Read more
14 Apr 2020 Five promoted to Partner at Boodle Hatfield

Leading private wealth law firm Boodle Hatfield is delighted to announce that it has promoted five senior associates to partner…

5 min read Read more
26 Mar 2020 Spring Budget 2020

In terms of public spending, the Budget has been completely overtaken by events arising from the Coronavirus pandemic.

5 min read Read more
26 Mar 2020 Trust Register: Latest

Before the first incarnation of the UK’s Trust Register has fully bedded in, the government now has to implement changes required by the EU’s Fifth Money Laundering Directive (5MLD).

2 min read Read more
26 Mar 2020 Relevant Loans

The rules which brought indirect holdings of UK homes of foreign domiciliaries into the inheritance tax net from April 2017 also catch overseas loans made by such individuals to finance UK residential property interests as well as assets.

2 min read Read more
26 Mar 2020 Conditional exemption relaxation

It has been confirmed that heritage properties usually open to the public in order to secure conditional exemption from inheritance tax should not view closure due to the coronavirus guidance as a breach of undertaking.

3 min read Read more
12 Mar 2020 Budget 2020 Bulletin – SDLT Update

When delivering its Budget on Wednesday, the UK Government confirmed that it will be introducing the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge for non-resident buyers of residential property.

3 min read Read more
15 Apr 2019 Boodle Hatfield promotes Reem Al-Jumaily to Partner and four to Senior Associate

Boodle Hatfield is delighted to announce the promotion of Reem Al–Jumaily to partner in the Middle East Team…

Short reads

Our experts share their insights & market view on the impact of current affairs.