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Harold Benjamin wins an award for innovation collaboration

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Against outstanding competition, Harold Benjamin were delighted to win the award for ServiceDelivery Efficiency/Innovation at the first LPM (Legal Practice Management) Practice Excellence Award ceremony held on 15 May 2019 in Leeds. The award was given for...

Harold Benjamin Shortlisted for TWO Innovation Awards

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Harold Benjamin are proud and excited to have been shortlisted in the Legal Week Innovation Awards 2019, in the Future of Legal Services Innovation – Mid-sized Private Practice and  AI Innovation categories. Now in its fifth year, the...

Acceptances in Lieu and the 36% Rate of IHT: a problem solved

Arthur Byng Nelson
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  Acceptances in Lieu (AIL) Where inheritance tax is payable and the estate holds 'pre-eminent' art or objects, those items can be offered to the nation in lieu of all, or part of, the inheritance tax due. A component of this scheme by way...

Successful property auctions despite Brexit uncertainty

John Townsend
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John Townsend, head of Harold Benjamin's Auction Advisory Service, reports on the successes achieved by two major auction houses either side of the original date for the UK leaving the EU of 29 March 2019....

Property Developer Fined £18,000 for Destroying Bat Roost

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On 5 April 2019, London property developer, Landrose Developments Ltd, was fined £18,000 for destroying the shelter and breeding site of a protected wildlife species, the Pipistrelle Bat. Pipistrelle Bats are protected under the Conservation of...

MIPIM Cannes 2019

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Vijay Parikh , Huseyin Huseyin , Milli Jones and Joanna Crow attended the four day premier real estate event in Cannes, France where they met with property investors, financial institutions and many other real estate agencies to develop...

Cool for Cats!

Brindley Meredith
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Following the recent saddening death of fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld, we got talking around the office about what would happen to his celebrity feline, Choupette? There is much speculation suggesting that Choupette could inherit Largerfeld’s...

A Tale of Two Auctions

John Townsend
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Head of Harold Benjamin's Auction Advisory Service, John Townsend, shows how the ups and downs of this period leading up to Brexit can affect property auctions, in the 23 February 2019 edition of the Estates Gazette....

What could happen if you forget your digital assets when making a Will

Brindley Meredith
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Here is an article showing a (somewhat extreme) example of what can happen when you do not make provision for your digital assets upon your death. If you would like to consider your digital assets as part of your Will, please contact a member of our ...

Ray Oshry appointed as Head of Commercial Property

Ray Oshry
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The Partners are pleased to announce that Ray Oshry has been appointed as Head of Commercial Property for Harold Benjamin, commencing on 1 February 2019. Ray has been a Partner with the firm since 2005.  He is well-known within the real estate...

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