12 December 2019

Fraudulent misuse of identity

We are aware that attempts have been made to fraudulently misuse the identity one of our associate solicitors, Dominic Lintner. The fraudsters may use the email address “Dominic.lintner @ forsters.org”. The email address and the person using it are a fraud. It is a scam designed to obtain money illegally.

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25 November 2019

Forsters advise Wrenbridge with Buccleuch on the sale of Quadron, Dartford

Forsters has advised Wrenbridge and Buccleuch on the sale of The Quadron, Dartford to Aberdeen Standard Investments for £12.1 million.

The scheme encompasses 41,500 sq ft which has been fully pre-let to Network Rail. The Grade A building occupies a prime location on The Bridge in Dartford - a 1.8m sq ft mixed use development.

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11 November 2019

Public interest disclosure of legal advice

The First Tier Tribunal has ruled against the Information Commissioner in the withholding of information covered by legal advice privilege under the “course of justice” exception.

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22 October 2019

International Families

How can international families act now to futureproof their wealth?

As the outlook for the UK (and many other jurisdictions) continues to remain uncertain for the foreseeable future, globally mobile families must shift their mindset from "wait and see" to "act now", in order to utilise current planning opportunities to safeguard their wealth.

Our Private Wealth partners share their insights:

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2 October 2019

Forsters is attending The Annual Hotel Conference (The AHC)

On the 8 and 9 October, Andrew Parker (head of Hotels) and Ben Brayford (partner, Commercial Real Estate) will be attending the AHC, the UK's leading conference for hoteliers; individual, boutique, branded and consortium hotel owners, operators and managers.

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10 July 2019

Forsters sponsor LaSalle bike ride

Forsters is sponsoring the LaSalle bike ride from Reading to Bristol. This 96 mile route takes place on 11 July raising funds for charity LandAid. All funds raised will aid the specific project run by local Bristol based charity, 16-25 Independent People, which offers innovative housing solutions for homeless people.

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9 July 2019

Forsters advise on The Tide - London's High Line

A new elevated walkway and park opened to the public on Greenwich Peninsula on 5 July. Known as The Tide, it is billed as London’s first ever “riverside linear park” and will offer a new route to the Thames and The Jetty cultural space, forming part of Knight Dragon’s comprehensive redevelopment of Greenwich Peninsula.

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26 June 2019

PedElling to Rome – Forsters partners cycle 400km for charity

Commercial Real Estate partner Victoria Towers and Residential partner Helen Marsh have completed a three day 400km cycle ride which raised £50,000 for charity Coram.

The annual event called PedElle, organised by Club Peloton and sponsored by Legal & General Investment Management Real Assets, brings together women in the property industry for the networking ride.

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4 June 2019

Michael Armstrong to take part in panel discussion on inherited wealth

Senior Associate Michael Armstrong will be participating in a panel discussion on “Inheritance and the Next Generation”. The event, hosted by Charles Stanley, will take place on Wednesday 5th June at the Royal Academy.

Michael will be sharing his experience of working with UK and international individuals and families who are looking to pass wealth down the generations.

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4 June 2019

Julia Ramsden Gunduz to speak at STEP Guernsey's annual conference

Private Client Director, Julia Ramsden Gunduz will deliver a presentation entitled: Trust Register - Public or Otherwise. The 2019 STEP Guernsey conference will take place on 20 June 2019 at Beau Sejour, Guernsey.

The flagship event allows delegates to meet, network and gain important knowledge and technical updates from outstanding speakers in the industry.

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15 May 2019

Forsters team complete sale of Woking One

Forsters has advised Wrenbridge and Palmer Capital in relation to the sale and letting of Woking One, an office-led mixed-use scheme in Woking, for £27.2million to Woking Borough Council.

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14 May 2019

Forsters awarded Silver in Mind's Workplace Wellbeing Index

Forsters LLP has once again been recognised for its commitment to workplace wellbeing.

Mind's Workplace Wellbeing Index is a benchmark of best policy and practice. It is designed to celebrate the good work employers are doing to promote and support positive mental health.

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25 March 2019

Future Leaders in Property (“FLIP”) Quiz Night

On Wednesday 27 March, associates and senior associates from across Forsters' property teams will come together to host the first FLIP event of 2019.   

The quiz is a sell-out, and the night will see 100 guests from across the real estate sector meet for an evening of networking and quizzing.

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11 March 2019

Patrick Harney to speak at STEP Chicago event

Head of Private Client, Patrick Harney will be the exclusive speaker at STEP Chicago’s March meeting which will cover the program topic: International tax enforcement measures impacting the US. Patrick will be discussing the international tax enforcement measures coming into force in the EU and the UK and its impact in the US.

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11 March 2019

Patrick Harney to speak at STEP San Diego event

Head of Private Client, Patrick Harney will be the exclusive speaker at STEP San Diego’s March meeting. Patrick will discuss Inbound Planning for US citizens into the UK, the presentation will cover topics such as the remittance basis of income tax, UK Inheritance tax mitigation and the UK tax treatment of US revocable trusts.

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7 March 2019

Forsters advise on flagship Covent Garden letting to Boots

Forsters has advised The Mercers’ Company on the letting of 28,000 sq ft of prime retail and office space to Boots. The retail and office premises, located directly opposite Covent Garden tube station, forms part of the wider Mercers’ Covent Garden estate. Boots will occupy the ground and first floors along with part of the basement and second floor on a 20 year lease.

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12 February 2019

Case summary: Neo Bankside Residents v Tate Gallery

Forsters LLP acted for five residents of the Neo Bankside development, situated on London's South Bank, who brought a claim against the Tate Modern in nuisance and under the Human Right Act 1998 in an attempt to protect their right to privacy from the Viewing Gallery, which is on the tenth floor of the Tate Modern Blavatnik extension.

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9 January 2019

Forsters' Real Estate team attending MIPIM 2019

Forsters will be attending MIPIM 2019 - the leading real estate event for property professionals.

MIPIM, the premier real estate event, gathers the most influential players from all sectors of the international property industry for four days of networking, learning and transaction through premium events, conferences and dedicated exhibition zones.

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