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Boodle Hatfield LLP

Work 020 7629 7411
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London SE1, London W1K, Oxford

Sara Maccallum

Work 020 7629 7411
Boodle Hatfield LLP

Work Department

Private client and tax.


Sara is Senior Partner of Boodle Hatfield and head of the commercial tax group. She has been advising private clients at Boodle Hatfield for over twenty years with particular emphasis on integrating the tax requirements of their business life into their overall planning strategies. She specialises in providing full service transactional advice and commercial tax planning advice to private clients who are owner-managers or stakeholders in family businesses, whether they hold their interests through onshore or offshore vehicles, as well as trust companies, property developers, investors and entrepreneurs She advises on all the tax aspects of corporate and property transactions including Stamp Duty Land Tax and VAT.


Trained at Alsop Wilkinson, Manchester from 1989-1991 and worked as an Assistant Solicitor at the firm until 1993. Qualified as a Chartered Tax Advisor in 1993. Lectured at the College of Law from 1993-1997. Joined Boodle Hatfield as an Assistant Solicitor in 1997 and the partnership in 1999. Became head of Private Client and Tax and Chair of the partnership in 2011. Senior Partner 2015


British Property Federation (BPF) Tax Committee; Association of Taxation Technicians.


University of Manchester; Chartered Institute of Taxation

London: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Boodle Hatfield LLP has a ‘great private client team comprising high-quality lawyers’. Simon Rylatt is an ‘impressive tactician’ and the ‘highly experiencedAndrea Zavos is an ‘excellent lawyer’. Zavos is ‘very straight with clients and a tough opponent’. The ‘outstandingSue Laing is a ‘top private client lawyer’. Mark Lindley is ‘one of the best lawyers of his generation, very clever and has genuine expertise in this area. He handles extremely high profile matters well’. Sara Maccallum is another ‘excellent’ member of the team. The group has a large international and domestic client base. Hayden Bailey has extensive experience of tax planning and advises entrepreneurs, family business owners and city executives on their UK capital taxation strategy, wills, trusts and corporate governance issues. He also advises non-UK domiciliaries on their UK tax. The department is well-equipped to advise wealthy individuals and families, family businesses, art collectors, philanthropists, trustees, protectors, family offices and landed estates on a broad range of issues.

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