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Lifestyle and personal: May’s must-haves from My Personal Lawyer

Our top 5 for May 2014 for HER
1. Art on the catwalks – hand-painted prints and patterns dominate the Spring/Summer 2014 Catwalks. My Personal Lawyer’s favourite piece is the above-knee sophisticated Printed cady dress from Miu Miu priced at £2,200. This pastel-pink design features a nipped-in waist and feminine box-pleated skirt above the knee.




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Sell in May and don’t come back till St Legers Day

Stockbrokers and Bankers in the UK have traditionally stuck to the old adage “Sell in May and don’t come back till St Legers Day”. The flurry of bear activity in The City in May is a long-standing tradition. Can the same be said for the Property Market in London? According to recent research carried […]

The Gherkin: in a right pickle – the end of the London skyscraper boom?

Deloitte the official receiver appointed to administer the Gherkin announced today that the 41-storey landmark tower in the City of London is expected to fetch £550m when it goes on sale in the coming months.

The building has been defaulting on its loans since 2009 due to currency fluctuations and adverse interest rates. The building […]

Seema Parikh, Managing Partner of My Personal Lawyer on the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition and her latest assignment for looted artwork.

I am eagerly awaiting the 246th Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition on 9 June where the tradition of showcasing work by emerging and established artists in all media continues and most importantly are up for sale. I still have my very first little Red Book from the 1996 Summer Exhibition obtained during my rite de […]

Property Market news round up from My Personal Lawyer

Highest sales levels in the UK in 6 years

The UK’s property market posts the highest sales levels in over 6 years with average rises of 6% per year but the Nationwide reported an 18% rise in London and the South East due to shortage of properties. There is a shockingly low level of stock […]

Non-doms beware the new UK tax rules: the ides of March?

People buy property in the UK for a number of reasons: investment, a base whilst the children go to school or university or they merely wish to spend some time in the UK.

If you are a non-UK resident and are considering buying property in the UK, you should be aware of the new tax […]