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Richard Kaufman

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Fladgate LLP

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Real estate.


Richard Kaufman is a specialist property lawyer with a particular interest in property investment and finance.

Apart from an extensive UK practice he has acted for many overseas clients buying property in the UK. He is particularly informed as to the tax implications of such activity and can advise on the setting up of tax-efficient structures.

Richard speaks fluent Hebrew and fully understands the requirements of Israeli property investors and their professional advisers. He has an extensive network of contacts in the UK property sector and is frequently able to identify suitable investment and funding opportunities.

Richard has developed an interest in international personal tax and acts as general counsel for several international trusts, families and family offices. His expertise in real estate and personal tax, trust and probate is recognised by the legal directories, including Chambers UK and the Legal 500.


Kaufman Kramer Shebson, qualified 1981; made partner Fladgate 1998.


English, Hebrew.


Law Society; trustee and director of various trusts and companies, at clients’ request; trustee of various charities.


Haberdashers Askes School, Elstree; University of London (BA); College of Law.

London: Real estate

Residential property

Within: Residential property

The team at Fladgate LLP is headed by Daniel Rubie who has expertise in acting on property sales and purchases for high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth clients as well as offshore corporations. Rubie is also experienced with lease extensions, enfranchisement matters, investment portfolio work, developments, property financing and property management. Partner Richard Kaufman is regularly instructed by overseas clients, particularly form Israel, on the purchase of UK property and for advice on tax-efficient structures.

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