Payne Hicks Beach

Payne Hicks Beach

02 December 2019

Payne Hicks Beach grows partnership with key promotions

Leading London law firm, Payne Hicks Beach, is pleased to announce four promotions – two Partner and two Associate – across the firm’s Dispute Resolution, Family and Risk and Compliance Departments. Scott Goldstein and Jonathan Sewell have been made up to Partner within the Dispute Resolution and Risk and Compliance Departments respectively. Furthermore, Nick Grant and Katie Parkes have been promoted to Associate level. These appointments are effective from 1 December 2019. 

Scott Goldstein, property litigation specialist, has over 17 years’ experience in the high net worth residential and commercial property arena, with a particular interest in landlord and tenant work. His practice spans a breadth of matters from service charge and boundary disputes to leasehold enfranchisement claims. Scott has built up a diverse client base with a particular following of developer and high net worth clients.

Scott Goldstein, Partner at Payne Hicks Beach, comments:

“It is a great pleasure to be joining the Payne Hicks Beach partnership and further drive forward our growing Property Litigation offering as we continue to evolve to meet our clients’ developing needs.”

Jonathan Sewell has also been welcomed to the partnership, having been appointed as Director of Risk and Compliance in May 2017. Jonathan Sewell has significant experience in providing robust oversight on regulatory duties, in addition to enforcing operational and risk management procedures.

Jonathan Sewell, Partner at Payne Hicks Beach, comments:

“Having led the firm’s Risk and Compliance Department, I am delighted to have received this invitation to become part of the partnership at Payne Hicks Beach, as we continue to meet our regulatory and compliance responsibilities.”

The firm’s Dispute Resolution Department will be further reinforced with the promotion of Nick Grant to Associate within the Privacy and Media Team. Having joined Payne Hicks Beach in 2017, Nick has developed his specialisms in defamation and media law, where his expertise is particularly sought after on matters relating to the publication of defamatory allegations across all forms of media.

Additionally, within the firm’s renowned Family Department, Katie Parkes has been made an Associate. Katie’s expertise spans all areas of private family law, including financial remedies, pre and post-nuptial agreements, in addition to, child arrangements. Katie often advises on cases with complex financial and international aspects. 

Robert Brodrick, Chair of the Management Board at Payne Hicks Beach, remarks on the promotions:

“On behalf of the Management Board I would like to congratulate Jonathan Sewell and Scott Goldstein on their much-deserved promotions to the partnership. Both have shown admirable commitment to the firm, our values and our clients, and I look forward to welcoming their further contributions in their new roles as Partners. I would also like to extend my congratulations to Nick Grant and Katie Parkes.”

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