Don’t shoot the messenger A few columns ago, I looked at the risks that lawyers take with their life and livelihood in some parts of the world, simply by going about their profession. Today, I want to look at another profession that can find itself – quite literally – in the line of fire: journalists.…
The expertise which our Heritage Assets team has developed over many years in relation to tax exemption, surrender in lieu, sale to a Heritage Body, or establishment of a Maintenance Fund means that we are able to help owners, often with assistance from experts at the leading auction houses, fine art advisers and land agents, to ensure that the handover to the next generation of their heritage property – whether a house, land, pictures, furniture or objets d’art – is achieved in the least disruptive and most tax effective way possible.
Knowledge of impending changes in law and practice affecting heritage assets is particularly important, and our representation on the Heritage Group of Lawyers means that we are very well placed to advise owners on forthcoming changes in these areas.
Hunters’ particular combination of experience and professional connections enables us to provide advice to the owners of heritage property which is we believe highly effective and on which generations of our clients have come to rely.