The industry respected guide published on 20 July 2023 has recommended Payne Hicks Beach as a leading choice of adviser in eight practice areas with top rankings for six departments and twenty one lawyers. The firm’s Family, Private Wealth Law and Art and Cultural Property Law sections receive further recognition and there are top rankings in Defamation/Reputation Management, Immigration, Private Wealth Disputes and Real Estate: High Value Residential.
Used internationally by family offices and professional advisers to wealthy individuals, the guide bases its market-leading recommendations, rankings and insights on independent research. We are very proud that the firm has received top rankings in specialist practice areas and that its lawyers are recognised as experts in their specialist fields of law. The law directory’s findings are testament to the firm’s commitment to a personalised, client centric, and expert-led approach.
The Chambers HNW 2023 Guide ranks our lawyers top in the following practice areas:
Editorial quotes include:
Payne Hicks Beach has a strong team which manages defamation and reputation management issues for high net worth individuals.
“Payne Hicks Beach has a very good team with a great back ground.”
“Payne Hicks Beach are professional, discreet and incredibly efficient and personable which is important.”
“I trust Payne Hicks Beach implicitly to handle matters professionally and give honest advice and recommendations”
“Payne Hicks Beach are excellent in handling complex and sophisticated matter.”
“Payne Hicks Beach have a decent team and a first rate family office as well.”
Payne Hicks Beach has a highly esteemed family law department which regularly handles high-value and sophisticated matters.
“They are uniformly first rate, from the technical ability of more junior team members with day to day responsibility on a case, to the deep experience and strategic thinking offered by the partners and more senior associates.”
“PHB are absolutely excellent. They are all extremely competent, and can handle really big cases without being fazed by anything.”
Payne Hicks Beach advises high net worth clients on sophisticated immigration matters including, complex visa applications and leave to remain advice.
“Payne Hicks Beach is excellent at communication and always very efficient.”
“PHB’s service has been prompt and professional.”
“Payne Hicks Beach has an offering of both contentious and non-contentious work covering every situation that you can think of in an immigration context.”
Payne Hicks Beach advises wealthy domestic and international clients on a wide array of matters in the private wealth field, including trusts and estates, tax, and succession planning.
“I could not be more confident in their ability to handle both complex and sophisticated issue both professionally, successfully, and efficiently.”
“Payne Hicks Beach have consistently demonstrated their ability to handle complex matters.”
“The private client team at Payne Hicks Beach is absolutely terrific.”
The team at Payne Hicks Beach advises on the full spectrum of contentious trusts and estates matters. Partners handle cross-border litigation and represent clients involved in cases concerning Inheritance Act claims, fiduciary removals and breach of trust allegations.
“Payne Hicks Beach have a real depth of knowledge in this field and are also tough and strategic in litigation.”
“Payne Hicks Beach are an excellent specialist firm who provide a very high standard of advice and service.”
“The firm displays strength throughout their team with strong partners complemented by a team of equally strong associates.”
Payne Hicks Beach is respected for its ability to handle complex property work. Team members handle prime central London and rural/agricultural property deals.
“PHB is very experienced and capable of supporting complex conveyancing matters and transactions.”
“The team is fully resourced for significant, high-value transactional work.”
The Chambers HNW 2023 Guide, including the rankings for Payne Hicks Beach, can be found here