AI Magazine Issue 9 2018

22 Acquisition International - Issue 9 2018 Bargate Murray is one of the world’s leading specialist luxury asset law firms with specific expertise in legal matters relating to superyachts, private jets and residential property. Winner of our Most Outstanding Luxury Asset Law Firm 2018 – UK in our prestigious 2018 Global Excellence Awards, we felt it was about time we profiled the firm to showcase the secrets behind the phenomenal success it has achieved since inception. ince it first began in 2004 Bargate Murray has flourished, and today it works with some of the leading high-net-worth individuals in the world. The firm’s yachting expertise covers all aspects of construction, ownership, sale and purchase, financing, operation, crewing, insurance and taxation of superyachts and demand for the firm’s niche skill set continues to grow. Additionally, Bargate Murray also boasts a thriving aviation practice where they handle a diverse range of matters including the sale and purchase and financing of private jets. The firm also has a well-regarded dispute resolution department, undertaking international litigation, arbitration and mediation in relation to issues as diverse as the ownership of oil concessions in Yemen through to partnership disputes, London Maritime Arbitrations and general business to business disputes. As part of its dedication to supporting its clients through all aspects of their luxury asset cases, Bargate Murray also handles a wide range of non- contentious commercial work for business large and small and have some niche expertise acting for companies in the electronic ticketing industry. This wide-ranging expertise ensures that the firm is well-equipped to support its clients no matter what their requirements. As a result of its technical expertise and reputation, the firm has acted on numerous major luxury asset transactions, often with values exceeding € 200m. Two recent deals handled by the firm had a combined value of approximately € 130m. Bargate Murray were also recently involved in the sale of a 60m+ yacht for USD$22m and the purchase of a 40m yacht for approximately USD$10m. The team have advised on several new Company: Bargate Murray Contact: Caroline Antlett Address: 44 Worship Street, London, EC2A 2EA, UK Website: https://www. Sailing To Success S 1806AI66 financings, including a collateralised loan agreement for a UHNW individual in relation to a yacht and private jet. Specifically, in the field of yachts and superyachts, the firm draws on a vast wealth of expertise to support its clients. A key feature of its work in this area is the team’s hands-on personal service and our commitment to discretion and confidentiality. Rather than delivering its work in a “one size fits all” approach, Bargate Murray tailor its approach around the needs of its individual clients. This is something that clients value a great deal and has led them to value their time working with these experienced and dedicated lawyers. Looking ahead, Bargate Murray will continue to work alongside its clients to ensure that they receive the support and service they require. As disposable incomes continue to rise and luxury assets become more accessible, the firm looks forward to a bright future serving some of the world’s most illustrious clients. “Rather than delivering its work in a “one size fits all” approach, Bargate Murray tailor its approach around the needs of its individual clients.”