Boodle Hatfield LLP

www.boodlehatfield.com
240 Blackfriars Road
London
England, SE1 8NW
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Boodle Hatfield LLP:  Founding Member of TAGLaw

Boodle Hatfield LLP is a full service commercially oriented law firm with major practices in real estate, corporate law, commercial law, litigation, corporate tax and international private tax and trusts. The firm's focus lies in the high net worth sector in both business and private spheres, advising wealthy individuals, UK-based and international groups of companies, investment managers and funds, and private equity groups.

The firm has built on its three hundred year heritage to remain one of a select group of UK law firms providing high level services to a wealthy, international client base. Its long term client relationships have developed through implementation of its ethos of providing commercially pragmatic advice at competitive prices; combined with an absolute commitment to client care.

The firm advises its commercial client base in a very wide spread of commercial activities and investment holdings, which include interests in real estate, investment management, hotels, art and agrochemicals. Its lawyers have a wealth of experience and expertise to bring to bear in advising clients on suitable structures for their businesses, on commercial contracts, on finance and tax planning, and in dealing effectively with disputes when they arise. 

What others say about us

"For me the firm is excellent, with lots of very intelligent and engaging people"  — Chambers (2015)

"Very knowledgable and professional in its approach"  — Legal 500 (2014)

“On all occasions they have proved very professional, giving sound advice and direction in a friendly manner.”  — Chambers (2014)

"A very impressive collection of lawyers"  — Legal 500 (2013)

"Efficient, knowledgeable and nice people"   Chambers (2013)

"Smooth, partner-driven approach"  — Legal 500 (2012)

Practice Areas

The Corporate Team acts for fast growing and developing companies, smaller quoted companies (Main Market and AIM), high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs and their private and family businesses. Our clients are drawn from a wide range of industries, but there is an emphasis on investment funds and commodities trading (from regulatory issues to structuring), support services, IT & e-commerce and the hotels/leisure sector. Much of what we do incorporates a strong tax component as well.
"They are direct, there's no unnecessary explanation and they get to the point straight away." - Chambers (2015)

The Litigation Team is noted for its practical approach to sorting out problems. It advises privately owned companies and high net worth individuals on complex matters requiring effective and efficient solutions, including commercial, property and construction, trusts & estates disputes and arts disputes.
"Boodle Hatfield LLP is ‘an established presence in [the Arts & Cultural Property] specialist area’, and ‘provides particularly sound and comprehensive advice in connection with disputes’." - Legal 500 (2014)

The Private Client & Tax Team is a leader in its field domestically and internationally and handles tax planning for large, complex estates, private companies, high net worth individuals and families, trustees, executors and charities. It advises on inheritance, capital gains and income tax planning, wills and probate, domicile and residence issues, VAT, property and corporate taxes, the creation and administration of trusts and on trust and probate disputes. 
"They are attentive and proactive." - Chambers (2015)

The highly rated Property Team undertakes the full spectrum of commercial and residential development projects from major city centre projects to niche redevelopment schemes. On the investment side they act for large corporate investors, institutions and funds and private individuals alike, often involving complex on or offshore structures. Additional areas of expertise include property finance and secured lending, property taxes, town and country planning, construction and environmental law.
"Very good, thorough, responsive and accessible." - Chambers (2015)

The Family Law Team deals with all issues related to relationship breakdown and on new relationships starting up. Many of our clients have international backgrounds and the team has particular experience of cross-border cases.
"...a well established and well-deserved reputation in family law. It has great strength in depth." Legal 500 (2014)

 

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Oxford, England
6 Worcester Street
Oxford, England, OX1 2BX

+44 1865 790744
 44 1865 798764
London, England
6 Grosvenor Street
London, England, W1K 4PZ

+44 (0)20 7629 7411
 44 (0)20 7629 2621