Five Forsters' associates will attend the Movers & Shakers networking breakfast on Friday 26 April 2019 at the Royal Lancaster, London.Read more
Forsters are hosting a dinner for a select number of students to network with Partners, Associates, Trainees and the Graduate Recruitment Team. This is a fantastic opportunity for attendees to find out more about the firm and what life is like at 31 Hill Street.Read more
Dispute Resolution partner, Andrew Head and associate, Edward Parry-Smith will be attending the IBA Annual Litigation Forum in Berlin, Germany on 8-10 May 2019.Read more
Head of Private Client, Patrick Harney, will deliver a presentation entitled Planning with Life Insurance, alongside Riccardo Gambineri of Crown Global Insurance Group and Lawrence Lipoff of CohnReznick.Read more
Forsters has today published its gender pay gap report in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017.Read more
The Family practice has expanded with the appointment of Simon Blain and Matthew Brunsdon Tully.Read more
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.Read more
Senior associate, George Mitchell, will speak at the 8th Annual US Expat Tax & Finance Conference held in London from 26 - 27 March 2019.
The conference will explore the most pressing current issues for Americans living overseas and drawing on the expertise of speakers from specialists in both the UK and Canada.Read more
Family partner, Rosie Schumm will be speaking at the Private Client Forum Americas which will take place in California from 27 to 29 March.Read more
Senior Associate, Emma White, will be speaking at the 15th Annual International Estate Planning Institute, which will take place on 14 and 15 March in New York.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
Forsters’ Private Client team attending 15th Annual International Estate Planning Institute in New York
Partners Patrick Harney and Rosie Schumm, along with Senior Associates Emma White and George Mitchell will be attending the 15th Annual International Estate Planning Institute on 14 and 15 March in New York.Read more
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.Read more
CTE Associate, Ashleigh Carr has been selected as a new committee member of the Contentious Trusts Association – ConTrA.Read more
Andrew Parker (Head of Hotels) and Sarah Pass (Partner, Commercial Real Estate) will be attending the IHIF 2019 - the leading event for hotel sector professionals.Read more
Private Client and CTE partner Catharine Bell has been admitted as a member of the International Academy of Estate and Trusts Law.Read more
The Trusts in Litigation conference, an annual Private Client event, takes place this year on 14 to 15 February. CTE Partner, Roberta Harvey, will deliver a presentation alongside Nixon Peabody Partner, Jonathan Sablone on Friday, 15 February.Read more
The Government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a 1% SDLT surcharge on the purchase of residential property by non-UK residents (individuals, companies, trusts etc).Read more
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.Read more
Forsters have advised Moorfield Group, the UK real estate private equity fund manager, on securing two new tenants at Aurora, the fully refurbished office building in Ealing, London, and its subsequent sale to Aviva Investors for £36,250,000.Read more
Head of Private Client, Patrick Harney has once again been listed in this year’s eprivateclient 50 Most Influential.Read more
We are delighted to have been shortlisted in the ‘Property Law Firm of the Year' category of the Citywealth’s Magic Circle Awards 2019.
You are able to vote for Forsters by clicking here. Voting closes on the 12th April 2019.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 16 May 2019.Read more
Forsters' trainee solicitor Timothy Evans has been awarded the annual Gamlen Prize with Alexandra Treacy (who is due to start her training contract with Forsters in September 2019) the runner up.Read more
Forsters advise Manex Properties Limited in relation to the purchase and financing of Drury House, Covent Garden
Forsters has advised new client, Manex Properties (Manex) a company operated by Excellion Capital, on its first UK acquisition. Manex purchased the freehold interest in Drury House, Covent Garden at a purchase price of £43.75 million. Forsters provided both the finance and commercial real estate advice to Manex.Read more
Head of Family, Jo Edwards, gave a presentation to around 200 delegates from England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland, about decades of family law reform, the current environment and hopes for the future.Read more
The Four Jurisdictions Family Law conference will take place in Edinburgh on 1 – 2 February 2019. The conference brings together family law practitioners from England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.Read more
Forsters has advised its long standing client the British Airways Pension Fund on the £37.1m sale of a modern 133 bedroom student development.Read more
Forsters will host the STEP City event entitled 'Crypto-Assets and Blockchain: what next?' on 14 January.
James Brockhurst, senior associate in our Private Client team, will speak about the emerging trends in the crypto markets and what the future holds for crypto-assets.Read more
Forsters has advised Wrenbridge and Buccleuch Property on the acquisition of 25,000 square feet of grade A office accommodation at 330 Clapham Road.
The office accommodation is over seven floors along with ground floor retail and was constructed as part of a mixed-use development by Notting Hill Genesis.Read more
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.Read more
Forsters expands its top-ranked Contentious Trusts and Estates practice with the hire of highly regarded partner Roberta Harvey
Roberta Harvey’s arrival consolidates Forsters’ reputation as one of the leading Contentious Trusts and Estates practices in the London market.Read more