Middle East

We recognise that the Middle East is an important and growing market for the UK. We have considerable experience advising clients from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, as well as from Jordan and Lebanon.

Our expertise includes advising on:

  • buying and selling high value residential property in London either for investment, redevelopment or personal use
  • buying and selling high value country properties and Landed Estates
  • investment in commercial real estate, including hotels
  • advising on tax efficient ownership structures for property acquisitions
  • property management issues including service charge disputes, planning issues, and neighbour disputes
  • extending your lease or buying the freehold
  • employment of domestic staff
  • the UK residence rules
  • tax and estate planning for non-UK domiciliaries including advice on the remittance basis of taxation and how to invest tax efficiently in the UK
  • structuring overseas assets, using Shari'a compliant trusts and other appropriate offshore holding structures

If you would like any advice on any of these areas please contact Robert Brodrick or Andrew Berry.

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