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Boodle Hatfield LLP

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London SE1, London W1K, Oxford

Saskia Arthur

Work 020 7629 7411
Boodle Hatfield LLP

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Saskia has a diverse client base and wide ranging practice focusing on the residential, rural and landed estates sectors and advising on all areas of property law that impact on high net worth individuals, large land owners and estates. She heads the firm's residential practice and acts for both domestic and foreign nationals and works closely with our tax, private client and corporate teams on the often complex arrangements surrounding such transactions. With a number of urban and country estate clients, along with property investors and private clients, she acts on all major property matters including sales and purchases of high value residential property, landed estates and commercial farming operations, overage arrangements, landlord and tenant issues (whether residential, commercial or agricultural), easements, first registrations, sporting and telecommunications, together with the ongoing day to day management advice on a myriad of issues. She regularly acts on acquisitions and purchases of the most expensive land, farms and residential properties and estates in England.


Assistant Solicitor 1996-2001 Lee & Pembertons, Assistant Solicitor 2001-2003 Leach & Co, Assistant Solicitor 2003 Boodle Hatfield, Associate 2005 Boodle Hatfield, Partner 2006 Boodle Hatfield.


Worcester College, Oxford.

London: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Leading individuals

Saskia Arthur - Boodle Hatfield LLP

Within: Agriculture and estates

Boodle Hatfield LLP's team has national reach across Oxford and London and acts for a number of wealthy individuals and landowners as well acting for more than 80 landed estates. Key figures include the ‘very knowledgeable and expert’ Simon Rylatt and the ‘legendarySue Laing. Saskia Arthur  heads the residential property team and routinely advises high-net-worth individuals and landowners on their estate management, tenancy issues and sporting rights as well as on their asset protection and the effective devolution of their estates. Fiona Graham has particular expertise in advising on tax, trust and succession matters for landed estates and UK trusts and family businesses. Highlights included acting for a UK investor in a significant estate purchase of a mixed-use agricultural estate comprising land, residential and commercial buildings. The estate is located in an interesting area with very specific title issues and potential long term issues about access to the estate. The team also advised a well-known philanthropist on the purchase of shares in an offshore company where the underlying asset was a country estate which included a substantial listed mansion.

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London: Real estate

Residential property

Within: Leading individuals

Saskia Arthur - Boodle Hatfield LLP

Within: Residential property

Boodle Hatfield LLP has ‘a depth of experience and knowledge that is difficult to match’. Saskia Arthur heads a team of ‘market-leading experts in residential law’ and specialises in the sale and purchase of high-value residential property, landed estates and commercial farming operations, overage, landlord and tenant issues and easements. Other names to note include Amanda O’Keeffe who has expertise in the high end London and country property markets and Jane Littlejohn who is a ‘leading commercial and residential expert’. Graham Winkley and Simon Kerrigan are respectively praised as ‘leading experts’ in the residential transactional and landlord and tenant spheres. The firm’s international client base includes high-net-worth individuals, estates and large landowners. Associate Kirsty Ions is regularly instructed with the purchase and sale of high-value properties in Central London along with major country estates and farms. Also recommended are Shaima Jillood, and partner Dennis Ko, who joined the team from Kennedys.

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