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24 Oct 2023 A digital inheritance – cryptocurrency, death & divorce

More and more owners of digital assets are starting to consider how they can pass the assets on as part of their succession planning. Head of Private Wealth, Hayden Bailey explains all.

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15 Jun 2023 Boodle Hatfield welcomes leading Tax Partner, Andrew Loan

Andrea Zavos, Senior Partner says: “Andrew is a fantastic practitioner and we are delighted to welcome him to Boodle Hatfield. His arrival marks the firm’s third lateral hire this year and our fourth addition to the partnership following this year’s partner promotion. This growth reflects our continued commitment to build and invest in our key service lines. Our focus remains on meeting the ever-changing needs of our dynamic client base and providing the very best quality legal advice.”


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15 May 2023 Boodle Hatfield expands leading Private Wealth Disputes practice with the hire of Nicola Bushby

Boodle Hatfield has strengthened its Private Client & Tax department with the appointment of new partner, Nicola Bushby. Nicola joins the firm’s top-tier Private Wealth Disputes team from Irwin Mitchell and her arrival consolidates the firm’s reputation as one of the leading practices for high value, complex wealth disputes in the London market.

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28 Mar 2023 60-second interview with Hayden Bailey TEP

Partner, Hayden Bailey TEP, speaks to STEP about winning the International Legal Team of the Year award in 2022.

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03 Mar 2023 Challenges For Multi-Generational Families Over Succession

In Wealth Briefing, Private Wealth Partner, Hayden Bailey reflects on a recent case involving one of the world’s largest family-owned enterprises. Hayden reinforces that no business should underestimate the care that is required for a successful generational succession and that such blueprints will allow future generations to confidently choose their own path while safeguarding the family legacy.

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07 Dec 2022 Boodle Hatfield publishes a guide to navigate the world of private wealth in the 21st century

Boodle Hatfield launches ‘Lessons in Legacy’ a four-part series exploring what legacy now means in the twenty first century to help successful individuals, families and their associated business ventures navigate a new terrain.

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31 Aug 2022 Family Businesses: Planning for the worst

In the Family Business edition of the STEP Journal, Private Wealth Partner, Hayden Bailey sets out the advantages of a business having an emergency board plan.

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01 Aug 2022 Family Business & Divorce: Integrating personal and business planning

Where business and family overlap – communication is key and must be constant. Private Wealth Partner, Hayden Bailey highlights how wealth protection mechanisms such as wills and life assurance cannot be signed off and forgotten – they must evolve with the individual, the family and the business and reflect major life events including marriage and divorce.

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19 Jul 2022 Young entrepreneurs accounted for just 2% of value of all UK businesses sold in past year – making £556m from business sales

In CityAM and Business Money, Partner, Hayden Bailey reflects on the perception that the UK is an unbeatable hive for start-ups when in fact more needs to be done to help and incentivise young entrepreneurs.

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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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