High-Net-Worth Individuals & Family Offices
Our Real Estate team has an excellent reputation acting for High-Net-Worth Individuals (HNWIs), investors, Family Offices (FOs), and landed estates, in relation to both residential property and commercial property matters.
Our experience allows us to provide a seamless and tailored service, by drawing on the expertise of our colleagues across the breadth of real estate, including construction, planning and property litigation.
- Investment & Development
- Planning & Construction
- Property Disputes
- Relocation and Super-Prime Central London Rentals
Turnover is Vanity, Profit is Sanity, Cash is Reality31 March 2023
Hardly a day goes by when a residential landlord is not bombarded by a seemingly endless torrent of bad news about the future of owning Buy-to-Lets or investment portfolios. Residential landlords and investors are leaving the market in droves. Driven away by rising interest rates, ever-increasing costs and the perceived burden of legislative and regulatory reforms.
When Less Means More29 March 2023
Change is afoot for those looking to benefit from Multiple Dwellings Relief (MDR). MDR has long been a help in keeping SDLT manageable for certain complex residential purchases.
Adding Value with Planning Permission20 March 2023
Local Planning Authorities are required by the Government (Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004) to identify land within their administrative boundaries that will meet the needs for future housing and employment growth.
How is the dollar’s dominance impacting the luxury real estate market?13 March 2023
It has been an interesting run for luxury property buyers over the course of the last 6 months or so. Quite remarkable how the market can flip from armageddon with lending rates at record highs, only for the world to be all rosy again with just the slightest adjustment back down.
In Conversation with Anna Josse, Founder and CEO of Prism The Gift Fund29 November 2022
“Philanthropy is inherently personal; there are as many reasons for giving as there are people who give. We’ve found that not only would many people like to give more, but that others would be happy to start if they weren’t intimidated by the complexities of charitable giving.” We spoke to Anna Josse, Founder, CEO of Prism the Gift Fund to get the low down on effective giving vehicles, Donor Advised Funds.
Secret gardens and the ever-increasing demand for properties on those squares24 November 2022
We spoke to Priyank Lakhia the Founder & Director of Independent Agency, 5Bay Group about the numerous garden squares spread around central London, which Priyank says are one of the city's most distinguishing features.
Inflation, interest rates & money markets - what are the implications for real estate?23 November 2022
The economic impacts of the former chancellor’s ‘fiscal statement’ of 23rd September, the subsequent u-turns and the resulting uncertainty and market disruption, continue to reverberate and have increased the chance of house price falls to a level not seen since 1990.
Roof terraces: The Importance of Being Legal22 November 2022
Q: I recently bought a London apartment that has an unused roof space. Do I need planning permission to use it as a terrace?