Payne Hicks Beach
Payne Hicks Beach

09 May 2014

Former Manches partner joins the Payne Hicks Beach Family team

Leading Central London law firm Payne Hicks Beach is pleased to announce a significant hire to its highly respected Family team. Rebecca Cockcroft joined as a consultant on 6 May.

Rebecca Cockcroft has considerable expertise in all areas of family law, including divorce, matrimonial finance, children, cohabitation, pre-nuptial agreements and Hague Convention cases. Her areas of specialism include complex financial cases, particularly with an international dimension, and City based divorces. She regularly receives referrals from leading law firms, major investment banks and entrepreneurs.

Rebecca was described in Chambers UK 2014 as 'incredibly bright, knowledgeable and quick witted, with good client interpersonal skills.' She has also been described by family law QC's as 'the star performer in the field of money and children work' and 'a class act who is a pleasure to work with.' In 2012, Rebecca appeared in the prestigious Hot 100 Lawyers in the UK where she was noted as being 'razor sharp'. She was the only private law family solicitor from London to appear on the list in that year.

Peter Black, Managing Partner, commented:

"We are delighted that Rebecca Cockcroft has joined the firm. Her arrival is an important step in the strategic growth of our Family law practice. Payne Hicks Beach has one of the strongest Family teams in the country and we are extremely proud of the work that is being carried out by the department as we continue to grow and provide excellent service for our clients."

Notes to Editors

  • Payne Hicks Beach has 60 lawyers and provides specialist legal services to private and commercial clients.
    The firm has a reputation for handling complex problems. We provide solutions that are incisive, straightforward and creative.
  • The structure and commitment to outstanding client service means that all their specialist advisers work closely with each other to deliver seamless advice across their practice areas.

For more information

Helen Scott, Byfield Consultancy,
Clementine Travis, Byfield Consultancy,

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