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Steeped in centuries of history and still leading in providing excellence in legal standards for clients today and into the future.

At Payne Hicks Beach we recognise that excellence is an attitude, formed through habit. The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential – these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.



All speculative applications from fee earners, support staff and paralegals should be made to Janice Okuns at:

10 New Square,
Lincoln’s Inn,

Or by email to

Please do not send CVs directly to Partners in the Departments.


Our firm and values

Our boutique firm has grown over the years by always anticipating our client’s needs and constantly evolving to tailor our services to match the demands. We pride ourselves on closely connected relationships with our clients that put their lives – personal, business, philanthropic – at the centre of everything we do. Our leading global reputation in Family and Private Client, is now matched by our top class litigators and lawyers in media & defamation, immigration, property, corporate and employment law.

To be successful at Payne Hicks Beach you need to lead with listening and empathy, and be always guided by the determination to succeed for your client.


Trainee hub

“If you are looking for a firm that earns consistent praise from previous trainees and can provide high-quality files and great client contact, then Payne Hicks Beach could be the ideal place for you”

Lex 100: the student guide to the UK’s premier law firms

Payne Hicks Beach is noted as having a first-rate training programme for aspiring solicitors. The firm has been included in The Lex 100 Winners List for many years. Over the years, the firm has received to tier place medals for job satisfaction, living up to expectations, work life balance, friendliness of the firm, quality of work, client contact and stress levels.