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Boodle Hatfield LLP

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4329 OXFORD-1

South East: Private client

Agriculture and estates
Agriculture and estates - ranked: tier 1

Boodle Hatfield LLP

Boodle Hatfield LLP’s Oxford team provides a range of agricultural and rural business advice including strategic advice on diversification, devolution and development. Its expertise covers complex probates for the landed gentry, sophisticated multi-disciplinary work, sales and purchases of valuable residential property, farms and agricultural land in conjunction with related tax and property advice. Fiona Graham heads the practice. Natasha Hassall is also recommended.

Practice head(s):Fiona Graham 

Other key lawyers:Natasha Hassall


'Boodle Hatfield give no nonsense, good, clear, easy to understand quality taxation and private client advice.'

'Huge experience and knowledge in this sphere and a high-calibre of personnel. Thus complex and/or sensitive issues have been handled in a clear, pragmatic and conducive (and tax efficient) manner.'

'Practical and very well informed advice. Personable team who explain complex issues well without condescension.'

'Very strong on estate planning work and a lot of experience and very good client relations.'

'Excellent team for dealing with complicated family structures.'

'Fiona Graham is fantastic with people, which makes her a superb advisor. Her technical know-how is superb also.'

'I single out Fiona Graham for her tenacity and her ability to set out the issues in a straightforward manner.'

'Natasha Hassall has a great intellect and ability to make highly complicated issues understandable for clients.'


Key Clients

Grosvenor Estates

Bedford Estate

Leading individuals

Fiona Graham - Boodle Hatfield LLP

Natasha Hassall - Boodle Hatfield LLP

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Charities and not-for-profit
Charities and not-for-profit - ranked: tier 3

Boodle Hatfield LLP

Boodle Hatfield LLP assists charities and philanthropic donors with corporate matters and philanthropic initiatives, such as advising on the establishment and registration of new charities, non-profit structures and liaising with the Charity Commission. Natasha Hassall and associate Eleanor Sepanski are the key contacts in Oxford.

Practice head(s):Natasha Hassall

Other key lawyers:Eleanor Sepanski

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Personal tax, trusts and probate: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40
Personal tax, trusts and probate: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40 - ranked: tier 1

Boodle Hatfield LLP

Boodle Hatfield LLP is known as one of the pre-eminent private client practices in the Thames Valley. Its expertise spans cross-border and multi-disciplinary tax, trusts structuring and succession planning work on behalf of high-net-worth clients, owners of landed estates and family businesses. The Oxford office also houses a top-tier contentious probate practice and can advise on art collections, including tax implications of the sale of art. Chartered Tax Adviser Fiona Graham has notable experience in domestic and international private client tax, trusts and succession matters. Key figure Natasha Hassell also has experience in long-term estate planning, handling both onshore and offshore trusts, tax planning and wills. Associate Eleanor Sopanski is recommended for offshore structures and international tax and estate planning, particularly in the US.

Practice head(s):Fiona Graham

Other key lawyers:Natasha Hassell; Eleanor Sopanski


‘Fiona Graham has a terrific reputation in the private client field.'

‘Highly recommended trusts and tax planning specialists.'

Leading individuals

Fiona Graham - Boodle Hatfield LLP

Natasha Hassall - Boodle Hatfield LLP

Rising stars

Eleanor Sopanski - Boodle Hatfield LLP

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