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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.

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22 May 2024 What are the fundamentals of the Building Safety Act?

Construction Partner, Sarah Rock provides guidance on what the principles of The Building Safety Act are and highlights the importance of seeking legal advice to ensure individuals are compliant with The Act, minimising the risk of enforcement.

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22 May 2024 Philanthropy & Digitalisation

Last week, Boodle Hatfield hosted an event by Global Philanthropic, convening some of the most brilliant philanthropic thinkers and doers in the world to delve into the intersections of philanthropy and

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21 May 2024 The UAE –a leading destination for High-Net-Worth Individuals

Hourani & Partners have highlighted in their overview of estate and succession planning for the 19th Annual International Estate Planning Institute – STEP New York,

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16 May 2024 Do we underestimate the impact that divorce, incapacity or death can have on a legacy?

In the tenth episode of The Lessons in Legacy Podcast, Partners Clare Stirzaker,

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16 May 2024 Asset planning in the digital age – inheritance and divorce considerations for HNWIs

In WealthBriefing, Head of Private Wealth, Hayden Bailey and Associate, Alex Gamble consider the importance of succession planning when individuals have a digital footprint.

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08 May 2024 The Lessons in Legacy Podcast: Do we underestimate the impact that divorce, incapacity or death can have on a legacy?

In the latest episode of The Lessons in Legacy Podcast, Clare Stirzaker, Hayden Bailey, Katie O’Callaghan and Nicola Bushby discuss a series of topics that can often be underestimated when it comes to planning for the future.

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08 May 2024 The future of Dark Stores & what can property investors and landlords do to prepare?

Late last month Sky News reported that, Grocery delivery app, Getir was preparing to exit UK

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08 May 2024 Julie Howard contributes to ‘The Practical Guide for Wealthy Families and Family Offices’

Private Wealth Partner, Julie Howard was delighted to contribute her expertise to ‘The Practical Guide for Wealthy Families and Family Offices’ - a new publication authored by VG Directors, Paul

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07 May 2024 Boodle Hatfield announces charity partnership with Royal Trinity Hospice

At Boodle Hatfield, we are committed to making a difference by shaping legacies towards a better future. We have a long history of charitable support and community engagement particularly through our chosen Charity

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07 May 2024 Boodle Hatfield announces charity partnership with Royal Trinity Hospice

Coinciding with Dying Matters Week by Hospice UK, an important awareness campaign regarding preparing for death and considering legacy, we are excited to announce our Charity of the Year. From 1 April 2024, Boodle Hatfield are partnering with the Royal Trinity Hospice, a south west and central London hospice providing specialist palliative and end of life care for people living in Wandsworth and parts of Lambeth, Merton, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Richmond.

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03 May 2024 Companies House Changes – Fees Increase effective 1 May 2024

Companies House fees have increased as of 1 May 2024, and the increase is quite significant. This will affect all new and existing UK companies.

Last month, it cost £10 to incorporate a new company and £13 to

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25 Apr 2024 Why lesbian visibility is important – Sarah Rock in DIVA Magazine

To mark Lesbian Visibility Week, Construction Partner, Sarah Rock has been featured in DIVA Magazine’s ‘Legally Lesbian’ segment on why lesbian visibility is important. The list of 25 empowering individuals

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25 Apr 2024 Leasehold & Freehold Reform Bill undergoes Lords line by line scrutiny

It is perhaps not surprising that many have lost track of quite where we are in terms of leasehold reform. But to provide a timely update, this week saw the start of the four day Committee Stage of the Leasehold and

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25 Apr 2024 Incoming New EU Import Regulation on Cultural Goods: a summary & analysis of the key issues and market concerns

Senior Associate, Fred Clark and Trainee, Abi Meho provide a summary and analysis of the key issues and market concerns around the incoming New EU Import Regulation on Cultural Goods.

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25 Apr 2024 The dynamics of working with African families and their family offices

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of attending a STEP Roundtable sponsored by Standard Bank's International Fiduciary Services. The discussion was enriched with leading experts across the African wealth market

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24 Apr 2024 Zoe Jacob discusses the Rwanda Bill on ARD

The Rwanda Bill has been a much-discussed topic in immigration law over recent years and earlier this week, Parliament approved plans.

Yesterday evening,

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23 Apr 2024 Out of Africa: Part Three – Impact of the abolition of the remittance basis charge

Private Wealth Partner, Julie Howard looks at how the the proposals to abolish the remittance basis of taxation with a residence-based regime will impact individuals relocating to the UK from Africa.

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22 Apr 2024 Addressing workplace shifts – how can you reimagine an office with a part-time model?

In React News, Real Estate Partner, David Rawlence and Henry Burn from Hubble look at how the contemporary work environment continues to evolve and adapt to employee sensibilities and reflect on the transformative trend of part-time offices and how this is reshaping the traditional office setting.

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23 Apr 2024 If I can afford to buy in cash, is there any advantage to buying with a mortgage right now? – Edward Allan in The Sunday Times

Residential Property Partner, Edward Allan provides expert commentary in The Sunday Times ‘Home Help’

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23 Apr 2024 African millionaires to rise by 65% over the next decade

Henley & Partners in partnership with wealth intelligence firm, New World Wealth have reported in their published