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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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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

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17 Apr 2024 The Lessons in Legacy Podcast: How is the Wealth Management Industry reacting to increased interest in philanthropy and sustainable investments?

In our latest episode, Clare Stirzaker is joined by Lyn Tomlinson, Eleanor Sepanski and James Woods Davison to look at how the Wealth Management Industry is reacting to increased interest in philanthropy and sustainable investments.

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27 Apr 2024 Simon Gorham will chair an IPBA Employment & Immigration Law panel discussion in Tokyo

Employment Partner, Simon Gorham will be chairing an expert panel discussion at the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (‘IPBA’) Annual Conference in Tokyo between 24 – 27 April.

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15 Apr 2024 UK’s Non-Dom System Is Doomed, But Replacement System May Have A Silver Lining – Kyra Motley in WealthBriefing

Plans were announced at the Spring 2024 Budget on 6 March 2024 to abolish the current 'non-dom' tax regime and move to a residence-based system from 6 April 2025. These changes are very wide reaching and will present

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11 Apr 2024 The end of the current ‘non-dom’ tax regime – what has been proposed?

Plans were announced at the Spring 2024 Budget on 6 March 2024 to abolish the current ‘non-dom’ tax regime and move to a residence-based system from 6 April 2025.  These changes are very wide reaching and will present opportunities for some and create challenges for others.

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11 Apr 2024 PropTech – why hasn’t it boomed like we thought?

In March, our Real Estate team hosted a roundtable, led by industry expert James Pellatt, on the ways in which "PropTech", or Property Technology, can support businesses in reaching their ESG objectives. The

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10 Apr 2024 Non-Dom Changes – A New Landscape For UK Immigration?

In WealthBriefing, Immigration Partner, Zoe Jacob examines the UK government’s plan to phase out the long-standing resident non-domicile system and the knock-on effects the changes will have on the UK’s immigration landscape.

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15 Apr 2024 Are trusts an appropriate vehicle to hold shares in a family business?

Using trusts as part of the ownership strategy for family businesses can enable succession planning while providing flexibility, asset protection and an ability to keep the voting block held together by trustees. In the Tax Journal, Partner, Hayden Bailey clarifies when and how trusts are likely to be appropriate for family businesses.

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09 Apr 2024 HNWI Immigration in the UK: Where do we stand?

In Family Office Magazine, Partner, Zoe Jacob looks at the plethora of options available to HNW migrants wishing to capitalise on the UK’s attractiveness as a location for individuals and businesses from across the globe.

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08 Apr 2024 Governance structures in African family businesses

In a recent PWC Africa Family Business Survey, it is said that only 77% of family

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03 Apr 2024 The rise and rise of super prime

Despite the UK backdrop not looking too promising at first glance, the super-prime property market has continued to flourish, especially in London. Partner and Head of Residential Property, Saskia Arthur, outlines what is behind the super-prime market’s resilience.

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27 Mar 2024 Taylor Howes’ x Middle Eastern Women in Luxury Breakfast

Last month, Residential Property Partner, Reem Al-Jumaily joined moderator Karen Howes of Taylor Howes Designs and panellists Mayssoun Habra of MH Global Wealth

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27 Mar 2024 Impact Investing – Clare Stirzaker quoted in Mayfair Times

Philanthropy plays a vital role in our society. As well as providing much needed funds to charities and not-for profit organisations, it enables individuals and families to have a values-based, positive impact on

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03 Apr 2024 Boodle Hatfield announces bumper round of promotions

We are delighted to announce a significant round of promotions with three new partners and four new senior associates. All promotions come into effect from 1 April 2024.