Natasha Hassall > Boodle Hatfield LLP > Oxford, England > Lawyer Profile

Boodle Hatfield LLP

Work Department

Private client and tax


Natasha advises on long term estate planning, handling both onshore and offshore trusts, tax planning and wills. She is very experienced in dealing with large landed estates, family offices and, in particular, heritage property issues. She undertakes a great deal of work involving complicated trusts; asset protection and devolution; and capital tax planning and also looks after several large families based outside the UK.


Qualified 1995; solicitor Boodle Hatfield 1999-2003; partner 2004.


Westminster and Holborn Law Society; Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP); PAIAM – Professional Advisers to the International Art Market; member of the Trust Law Committee.


University of Oxford.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Art and cultural property

(Leading individuals)

Natasha HassallBoodle Hatfield LLP

Simon Fitzpatrick leads the team at Boodle Hatfield LLP that has a strong reputation and a broad arts practice. It advises numerous wealthy clients and successfully advises on big art law litigation. The agile team is recognised for its work with leading landed estates that have valuable art collections. Other clients include galleries, artists, auction houses and HNWIs. Fitzpatrick has specialist knowledge of art law and art litigation including auction house misattribution, authenticity and provenance claims. He has been involved in a significant number of high-profile cases relating to alleged auction house negligence. Natasha Hassall is another name to note for her work with clients on long-term estate planning, onshore and offshore trusts, tax planning and wills. The group has vast experience of advising large landed estates with heritage property issues and substantial art collections. Eleanor Sepanski is another key member of the team. The associates also garner praise.

South East > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

(Leading individuals)

Natasha HassallBoodle Hatfield LLP

South East > Private client > Agriculture and estates

(Leading individuals)

Natasha HassallBoodle Hatfield LLP

The Oxford team at Boodle Hatfield LLP specialises on the intersection of property and tax law, advising high-net-worth individuals with landed estates and landowners on tenancy issues, estate management, and asset protection. It is particularly experienced advising on matters related to renewable energy, viniculture, significant farming projects, and complex probate for the landed gentry. Private client practice co-head Natasha Hassall leads on both onshore and offshore trusts, tax planning, and long-term estate planning. Co-head Andrea Zavos splits her time between Oxford and London. She advises on probate and administration of estates, as well as private wealth disputes.