Buying Real Estate in the UK, particularly in central London, has proved to be an attractive investment option for those clients with substantial assets. Whatever the reason for considering real estate – acquiring or disposing, to refinancing and restructuring property holdings it is critical that clients carefully consider the tax consequences of their actions relating their UK Real Estate holdings.

Lancaster Knox has significant experience in advising clients who are buying real estate in the UK. Their advisory services consider the most efficient structures to buy, hold and sell high value UK real estate and the associated tax consequences that clients could face. Advisory services can also be provided to real estate investors on restructuring their real estate portfolios in order to reduce or eliminate the impact of tax changes being introduced by the UK government. Restructuring allows for further tax efficiencies to be considered with specific regard to Inheritance Tax and Capital Gains Tax liabilities.