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Baroness Shackleton of Belgravia LVO Baroness Shackleton of Belgravia LVO

Baroness Shackleton of Belgravia LVO

Fiona works with a variety of significant clients, primarily dealing with family work.  Chambers legal directory has described her as "a master strategist" and that "she has great skill in putting clients at ease, and she is very good at seeing the big picture". 

Fiona is Solicitor to TRHs Princes William and Harry and was appointed to the rank of LVO in the 2006 New Year's honours list.

Fiona was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Exeter in July 2010.

In December 2010 Fiona was made a life peer and in September 2011 she was appointed an Honorary Bencher of Inner Temple.

Fiona has used the knowledge garnered from 40 years in the profession to do a research project in human relationships “The Shackleton Project” with a view to educating people in making the right decision for marriage.

Fiona is recommended in both Chambers & Partners UK and The Legal 500 UK. Chambers & Partners UK writes that the “phenomenal” Fiona Shackleton commands respect for her expert handling of high net worth disputes and interviewees highlight her market-leading client service and strategic judgement, describing her as “the rainmaker of all rainmakers”.  Another source for Chambers & Partners commends Fiona for her "excellent judgement".  The Legal 500 comments that Fiona is “immensely quick-thinking”, "extremely astute", "accessible, with a reassuring manner", and is "a demon negotiator".

Fiona has for many years featured in the Citywealth Leaders List and this year, yet again, is listed in the Top 10 Leading Family & Matrimonial Lawyers and in the Power Women category.

Qualified 1980, joined Payne Hicks Beach 2001, partner 2001.

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