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Heritage property & landed estates

Boodle Hatfield has been providing leading landed estates with strategic planning and tailored advice for nearly 300 years. Today we act for over sixty of the largest and oldest landed estates in the country, as well as many other landowners.

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Succession planning

We provide timely and holistic long-term succession planning for the devolution of family estates and associated businesses.

Taxation

We advise on all tax issues relating to historic buildings and chattels, including conditional exemption claims, gift and leaseback sales, purchases and gifts of art (including import and export issues), loans to museums and provenance issues.

Philanthropy

We advise on all aspects of philanthropy and socially responsible activities, recognising their significance and importance to our clients.

Smaller estates

We understand the requirements of smaller rural, family-owned estates, and can advise on first-time acquisitions of farms and estates.

Track Record

  • Helping the family prepare a Court Application for a set of family trusts containing significant chattels, agricultural estate and property in London and elsewhere, to extend the lives of the trusts for a further 125 years together with securing more modern provisions for the trusts and further trust powers to give flexibility and opportunities for tax planning.

  • Advised a family with a very significant collection of chattels, advising on Inheritance Tax planning opportunities including negotiating with various institutions on open access requirements.

  • Advising on the potential incorporation of both an urban estate and part of a rural estate, both owned in complex trust structures.

  • Advising a rural estate on the implementation of a CGT arrangement over land earmarked for development, banking both the gain to date and future gain at the previous 18% rate.

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How to find us:
London Bankside

Bankside Office

240 Blackfriars Road
London
SE1 8NW
DX 53 Chancery Lane

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

London Mayfair

Mayfair Office

6 Grosvenor Street
London
W1K 4PZ

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

Oxford

Oxford office

6 Worcester Street
Oxford
OX1 2BX

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

Bankside Office

240 Blackfriars Road
London
SE1 8NW
DX 53 Chancery Lane

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

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