Required Reading: Lifting the secrecy behind offshore companies
Julie Howard explains how the new rules around overseas entities will work in practice, and why the idea of hiding behind asset holding vehicles is becoming a thing of the past
Senior Associate at Boodle Hatfield
Julie is a Senior Associate in the Private Client & Tax department. Julie specialises in tax and estate planning for individuals, families and trusts, with a particular emphasis on international planning. She has extensive experience in advising on complex offshore structures and planning for individuals both leaving and arriving in the UK.
Required Reading: The Autumn Budget 2021 for HNWIs & business owners
The Mishcon de Reya team talks us through the key policy changes and announcements for affluent folk and business sorts, as revealed in the details behind Rishi Sunak's "relatively benign" Budget speech
The Building Safety Act: The biggest change to building safety in 40 years
With provisions due to come into force at the end of this month, the Macfarlanes team takes an in-depth look at the new Building Safety Act - which "represents a sea change for the construction sector" …
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Talking Heads: Prime property agents on the end of POA
A longstanding feature of high-end listings, ‘price on application’, is on the way out after Trading Standards deemed the term both ‘misleading’ and ‘unlawful’. But what d
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Shell and core penthouse picked up in sales surge at luxury Westminster scheme
11 units were sold in a seven-day, £32mn flurry at Northacre's The Broadway.
Bayswater ‘well on the way’ to catching up with its prime London neighbours
Values are on the rise in the neighbourhood to the north of Hyde Park, along with its profile, as a trio of 'game-changing' schemes take shape.
JLL buyout creates new estate agency
JLL's offices in Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool are now operating as 'Kingsdene', following a buyout by Louise Emmott, Oliver Dolan and Lynsey Smith.
‘One of the capital’s finest residences & a piece of British history’: Ultra-prime Winch-designed penthouse unveiled at The OWO
Buyer sought for 7,700 sq ft 'jewel in the crown' at reworked Whitehall landmark.
Top-end property agency to open flagship Mayfair showroom as new owner looks to ‘transform’ luxury market
UK Sotheby's International Realty is rolling out some 'transformative' changes - including three new high-profile locations - designed to 'reshape the way exclusive real estate is bought, sold & rented'…
American family rents Hampstead ‘castle’ for £250k pa
Estate agency reports a flurry of high-value deals involving American money, including a tenant who paid nearly quarter-of-a-million pounds up-front for this Windsor Castle-inspired home in London.
‘Sticky’ PCL set for deal drought as buyers & sellers enter deadlock
It will take time for vendors to accept the fact that buyers are far more price sensitive these days, says Black Brick.
Chestertons recruits Foxtons’ Ops Director to lead Kensington sales
Seasoned PCL estate agent Ian Barrett has moved from Foxtons to Chestertons on Kensington High Street.
Georgian mansion in Clapham with Rose Uniacke interior seeks £19.5mn
1805 villa is one of the finest homes in the area, say agents.
In Pictures: Banda reveals ‘showstopping’ New York penthouse in the landmark Steinway Tower
Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi takes us on a tour of his latest project: a sky-high apartment overlooking Central Park that's expected to hit the market with a US$54.6mn guide price.
Does this all sound gloomy? Charlie Ellingworth on how the prime property landscape is being reshaped
‘London’s original loft specialist’ estate agency rebrands
Hamptons-owned estate agency Urban Spaces has a new look.
Major lender pauses mortgage deals for new customers
HSBC has pulled home-buying products after a surge of enquiries as borrowers look to beat another interest rate hike.