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19 October 2023

Payne Hicks Beach continues to climb in the Chambers UK 2024 rankings

In the latest edition of the Chambers & Partners UK guide launched on 19 October 2023, Payne Hicks Beach has retained strong rankings for its practices and lawyers as well as an increase in the total number of individuals being recognised.  The industry-respected guide has awarded rankings to four of the firm’s departments under the categories of “Agriculture & Rural Affairs”; “Family/Matrimonial Finance: Ultra High Net Worth”; “Real Estate Litigation”; and, “Defamation/Reputation Management”, and has ranked 19 lawyers in their specialist practice areas.

Chambers UK 2024 is one of the UK’s leading legal directories and this year’s results are an affirmation of the quality of our work and of our team.  It is a testament to the strength and depth of the experience of our dedicated lawyers and specialist teams, and the firm is proud that its unparalleled expertise, as well as its emerging talent, has been acknowledged in one of the legal sector’s key benchmarks.  The law directory’s findings reflect the firm’s commitment to a personalised, client-centric and expert-led approach.

Chambers UK 2024 ranks our lawyers top in the following practice areas:

Agriculture & Rural Affairs – Simon Blackburn

Art and Cultural Property Law –Till Vere-Hodge

Defamation/Reputation Management –Dominic CrossleyHanna BashaAndrew Willan and Nick Grant

Family/Matrimonial Finance: Ultra High Net Worth –Baroness Shackleton of BelgraviaRebecca CockcroftPhilip McGuirkBen Parry-SmithNick MannersCamellia Buckmaster and Isabella Savill

Family/Children Law – Sarah Williams

Immigration: Business – Kathryn Bradbury

Immigration: Human Rights, Asylum and Deportation – Matt Ingham

Immigration: Personal – Kathryn Bradbury

Real Estate Litigation – Matthew Spring and Scott Goldstein

Sport – Mark Gay


Editorial quotes include:

“They provide pragmatic advice and achieve excellent results. The service they provide is impeccable – personal and sensitive.”

“Payne Hicks are very adept at dealing with high-profile and sensitive claims.”

“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.”

“PHB are worth every penny. The client service is exemplary; we are always made to feel comfortable and attended to at all times with the highest of importance. “


See our rankings in the Chambers UK 2024 guide click here