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Boodle Hatfield LLP

Real Estate: High Value Residential

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Boodle Hatfield is an "exceptional" firm that advises domestic and international clients on the sale, purchase and financing of prime central London property. One market insider reports: "They have a fantastic practice, no doubt about it. We love to recommend them, and their client service is absolutely top notch," before adding: "They are the best of the best and they always do a good job."

Interviewees praise the firm's quality of service, with one saying: "They are fantastic and always a pleasure to work with." Another remarks: "They get full marks from me. Nothing is ever too much of an ask and they always have a huge amount of time for clients and agents."

Notable practitioners

Amanda O'Keeffe is described by one source as "really amazing and a real superstar." The source adds: "She is incredibly strong and definitely a go-to person in this space." One interviewee praises her, saying: "She is one of my absolute favourites. She is always there, always willing and she always gets the job done." The interviewee adds: "She is helpful and clients love her." Another source notes: "Amanda has dealt with every kind of central London residential problem and her experience is unparalleled. Her knowledge is second to none and there is no one better than her."

Edward Allan , previously ranked as an Associate to Watch in these listings, was made up to partner in March 2021. Allan acts for high net worth individuals on the sale and purchase of residential property. "I enjoy working with him and he is definitely someone to watch," reveals one industry insider. Another source reports: "He is a great character and very popular with any potential client I introduce him to." An industry expert observes: "He is incredibly personable and a real delight to work with."

Saskia Arthur heads the firm's residential practice and advises wealthy clients on high-value property transactions. "Saskia is really excellent, she is leading in this space and people like dealing with her," notes one peer. Another comments: "She is great to work with, she is very efficient and very pragmatic. I am always pleased if I see her on the other side." A market insider states: "She has an eye for detail and she isn't bullied by agents - she sticks by what is right for clients."

Simon Kerrigan handles high-value property matters for affluent clients. One market source notes that he is "fantastic, approachable and thorough." Another London-based property lawyer says: "He is a name in this space and a good practitioner."

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Overview

The team advises clients on the sale and purchase of prime residential and “trophy” property as well as managing the residential portfolios of major landed estates. Clients include UK and international individuals, companies, executors, trustees and private banks. The practice, including two fluent Arabic speaking Partners, provides advice on all matters for Middle Eastern clients,  including the purchase of new homes, investment in residential property portfolios, off plan development projects, financing purchases and refinancing existing investments.

Real Estate: High Value Residential Department

Boodle Hatfield LLP

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240 Blackfriars Road

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Greater London

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SE1 8NW

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Real Estate: High Value Residential


Amanda O'Keeffe
Band 1
Edward Allan
Up and Coming
Saskia Arthur
Band 1
Simon Kerrigan
Band 4