Our Focus - Business, Real Estate & Private Wealth Lawyers

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Our focus

At Boodle Hatfield, we focus on three core areas: private wealth, real estate, and business. Across these areas, we’ll work hand-in-hand with you to deliver an impeccable service and the results that help you to achieve your goals.


We advise owner-managed and entrepreneurial businesses and their owners. Our practical guidance covers the whole spectrum of corporate and commercial legal advice from start-ups, mergers & acquisitions, financing, employment and commercial disputes. We aim to help clients achieve their commercial goals, maximize opportunities and manage risk. Read more

Private Wealth

We provide practical legal advice to individuals and families guiding them through the complexities of planning and protecting their wealth, dealing with family problems from divorce to trust disputes, and in buying their homes. We are well placed to advise individuals, trustees, family business owners and family offices from the UK and from across the globe. Read more

Real Estate

We provide strong legal expertise to real estate businesses, investors, funders and individuals on all aspects of commercial and residential real estate. We advise on real estate, financing, tax and construction issues across the property market on transactions which include hotels, offices, retail,  large agricultural holdings, luxury penthouse and country estates. Read more


Commercial Real Estate – advice on all commercial real estate matters from development, investment, construction, financing and tax.

Corporate & Commercial – advice on a broad spectrum of transactions, including M&A, venture capital investment, joint ventures, investment funds and secured lending.

Employment – advice and practical solutions to support senior executives, investment professionals and businesses navigate the complexities of employment law.

Immigration – a bespoke service in the areas of UK immigration law most relevant to private clients and their associated business ventures.

Family & Divorce – guidance to individuals from divorce, financial remedy and children issues to pre and post-nuptial agreements.

Private Client – advice to clients on personal issues from planning, structuring and preserving their wealth and achieving their philanthropic ambitions to resolving private wealth disputes.

Residential Property – advice on buying and refurbishing houses and luxury apartments in prime London locations to the country.

Dispute Resolution – advising clients on how to deal with commercial, real estate, residential, construction and private wealth disputes, whether by arbitration, mediation or litigation.