On Thursday the 13th of October 2022, we had the pleasure of welcoming the French Touch community at the Hollywood Arms in Earls Court.

After more than 20 years of sustained price growth with +10% a year on average, the property market has, since 2015, had to face one after the other, an historic increase in taxation, Brexit, Covid and now the war in Ukraine.

You came to London from Paris, for the second time, with your family, in 2020. We were delighted to find you a bright mews in Fitzrovia last summer. You had a lot of projects at the time, primarily to grow your business in the UK market.

We would love to know a little more about you and your ongoing projects!

I came to England in July 2016, just after the Brexit vote, which was a real shock, of course! Initially, the move had been motivated, first and foremost, by our love for England, and London in particular, but also by its extraordinarily vibrant Arts scene.

Thinking of making a Will in the UK, here is why this is a good idea!

Executing a Will may have always been at the back of your mind. Wherever you come from, whatever your personal situation, there are always talks of Estate planning.

I was running the business for Coats PLC in Sri Lanka, and had an appetite to do some more learning & development. So, I ended up studying – part time – for an Executive Masters in Coaching & Consulting for Change at INSEAD’s Singapore Campus.

The UK government has announced that there will be a ‘points based’ UK immigration system in place from 2021. What does all this mean in practice for European nationals looking at moving to or working in the UK long-term?

You arrived in London from Switzerland, with your family, in 2018. We were delighted to find you a beautiful apartment located in one of the prettiest streets in Belsize Park, 5 minutes from Primrose Hill.

Since then, you have evolved within a company called PrivateFly and you are thriving in London!