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Dominic Bulfin examines UWOs and the luxury asset market in Lawyer Monthly

This article was originally published in Lawyer Monthly and can be accessed here.  Dominic Bulfin, Associate Unexplained Wealth Orders: Guilty Until Proven Innocent? HOW DO YOU SPEND £15.5M AT HARRODS? Zamira Hajiyeva managed to do so over a ten year period ending in 2016. It was this spending spree, amongst other factors, that sparked the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) to take action…

Adam Ramlugon discusses the new wave of luxury yachting in Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

This article was co-authored by Director Adam Ramlugon and Cookson Adventures, and was originally published in Luxury Lifestyle Magazine and can be accessed here.  Sail of a lifetime: Explore the new wave of luxury yachting Superyachts have long been the ultimate passion asset for the ultra-wealthy. However, ultra-high-net-worth individuals (UHNWIs) are no longer happy merely spending time moored off the south coast of…

A closer look at superyacht law with Quentin Bargate on SuperYacht Radio

CEO Quentin Bargate provides a legal perspective on the superyacht market on SuperYacht Radio.  Quentin's interview was originally broadcast on SuperYacht Radio and can be found here.  SuperYacht Radio is a digital radio station broadcasting to the global superyacht community, live from Palma de Mallorca.

Quentin Bargate comments on the era ahead for sea travel and Greta Thundberg’s transatlantic crossing in The Times

CEO Quentin Bargate comments on the era ahead when air travel might be replaced increasingly by sea travel - as evidenced by environmental activist Greta Thundberg's transatlantic crossing. “The answer to climate change is better science, and access to knowledge, not treating the seas as a haven only accessible by the wealthy. "I’d like to see yachts used as tools for education, with…

Adam Ramlugon comments on ex-BHS owner in court over money laundering and tax evasion offences linked to two yachts in SuperyachtNews and Marine Industry News

Dominic Chappell, the former owner of BHS who bought the business from Sir Phillip Green for £1 in 2015, has appeared before a London court and stands accused of avoiding around £500,000 in tax and using two yachts as means to launder the ill-gotten funds. Director Adam Ramlugon commented:  “These allegations, if proven, should help to dispel the cliché that buying a yacht…