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15 July 2022

Payne Hicks Beach reaches new heights in 2022 Chambers High Net Worth guide

In the latest edition of the Chambers High Net Worth Guide Payne Hicks Beach is proud to receive top rankings for six of its departments. The firm was recognised for the first time in the new elite Family: Ultra High Net Worth and in the Art & Cultural Property Law sections. With rankings spanning seven practice areas and with twenty ranked individuals, the guide’s findings reflect the significant successful growth in both the nature of the work and breadth of our practice.

Our Immigration, Private Wealth Disputes and Defamation/Reputation Management teams have received greater recognition in the latest edition and are complemented by top ranked positions in Private Wealth Law and Real Estate: High Value Residential. The guide’s findings are a testament to the firm’s commitment to a personalised, client centric, and expert-led approach.

Used by family offices and professional advisers to wealthy individuals, the guide bases its market-leading recommendations, rankings and insights on independent research. We are particularly heartened to see the dedication and hard work of our expert lawyers being recognised by peers, counsel and clients alike.

The Chambers HNW 2022 Guide ranks our lawyers top in the following practice areas:

Art and Cultural Property LawTill Vere-Hodge

Private Wealth LawRobert Brodrick, Rosamond McDowellBasil Dixon and Frederick Bjorn.

Private Wealth DisputesRichard Manyon, Jessica Henson and Charlotte Henshall

Family/Matrimonial: Ultra High Net WorthBaroness Shackleton of Belgravia, Rebecca Cockcroft, Philip McGuirk, Ben Parry-Smith and Camilla Buckmaster

Defamation/Reputation Management: High Net Worth Dominic Crossley, Hanna Basha and Andrew Willan

Immigration: High Net Worth IndividualsKathryn Bradbury and Matt Ingham

Real Estate: High Value ResidentialAndrew Berry and Emma Copestake

Editorial quotes include:

“has great strength at partner and associate level and has an excellent capacity to handle defamation and reputation management work,” 

“The firm is able to draw on a deep well of experience and adapt their knowledge to provide robust advice and implement actions tailored to fit the requirements of individual and often highly sensitive cases,” 

“Their approach, advice, understanding and their ability to deliver practical legal solutions in often complex and multifaceted matters adds real value to clients who regularly return to the firm whenever the need arises,” 

“They’re as good as you’ll find; they’re a class act,” 

“They have a lot of depth to their practice. They all have great experience and are very good to deal with.” 

“They are a fantastic group of lawyers. They provide excellent advice to clients, and they have strong expertise in a range of areas. They really invest in their clients; it’s a real pleasure dealing with them.”

“Payne Hicks Beach now have some of the best young partners in the private client world,” 

“I think they are very good, they are on the up and pushing on.”

“They’re a real specialist private client law firm,” 

“hands-on team, with deep knowledge and specialised expertise,”

“Payne Hicks Beach have sensitively and proactively handled complex matters and provided advice which has considered all options.”

“There is no doubt that their property team is well structured and rigorous in their due diligence, while retaining the ability to judge what matters in real commercial terms.”

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Baroness Fiona Shackleton of Belgravia LVO
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Camellia Buckmaster
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Rebecca Cockcroft
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