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16 Dec 2020 Boodle Hatfield act on sale of Medical Centre at 19A Cavendish Square

Boodle Hatfield LLP acted on the sale of the Medical Centre at 19A Cavendish Square to Medical Property Trust for £50 million.

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14 Dec 2020 Overseas UHNWs waiting to buy super-prime UK property if pound collapses due to no deal

Overseas Ultra High Net Worth investors are primed to purchase more super prime UK property should the pound collapse in the event of a No Deal Brexit, says Boodle Hatfield the leading private wealth law firm.

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14 Dec 2020 Entrepreneurs – 6 things to know about your first funding round

For many entrepreneurs completing their first round of funding is a well earned validation of the time and energy they have to put into their venture. Here are six things entrepreneurs should bear in mind.

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08 Dec 2020 UK’s Top 100 family businesses grew turnover 13% to £158bn last year – far outstripping FTSE 100

The UK’s Top 100 family businesses* grew their turnover 13% from £138bn to £158bn in the past year, far outstripping the 0.1% turnover growth of the FTSE 100, shows a new study by Boodle Hatfield, the leading private wealth law firm.

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07 Dec 2020 Brexit: Choice of jurisdictions could leave spouses millions better or worse off

There is a rush amongst the estranged spouses of High Net Worth individuals to file for divorce in England before the December 31 Brexit deadline.

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04 Dec 2020 Special Contribution – what is it and who makes it?

England and Wales is known to be one of the most generous jurisdictions in the world; London in particular has developed a headline-grabbing reputation as the “divorce capital of world”.

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30 Nov 2020 Don’t let rights of light cast a shadow over your development

Just after UK wide lock-down in March 2020 the high court issued an important decision…

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24 Nov 2020 Wealth Tax Evidence Papers

A group calling themselves the ‘Wealth Tax Commission’ have published a series of evidence papers…

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24 Nov 2020 CGT Review

In July, the Chancellor commissioned the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to carry out a review of Capital Gains Tax.

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24 Nov 2020 Changes to the UK Trust Register

New Regulations to change the UK trust register came into force on 6 October.

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