Payne Hicks Beach

Payne Hicks Beach

Basil Dixon Basil Dixon

Basil Dixon

Basil advises individuals, trustees, family offices and estate managers on a wide range of complex tax, trust, estate and succession planning and philanthropic issues.


Basil's practice is broad-based and encompasses the whole spectrum of private client onshore and offshore work.  His clients range from landed estates with the deepest of roots in the UK to those with no connection with the UK at all.

Basil frequently advises on matters relating to onshore and offshore tax planning, the establishment and use of trusts and other structures and family governance and conflict of laws.

Basil was awarded the Gold Medal in the “Lawyer of the Year – Partner” category at the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2016.  The awards highlight the emerging future leaders in the wealth management sector.

Basil is a Recommended Lawyer in the Legal 500 2016 and has also, for two consecutive years in 2015 and 2016, been named as one of eprivateclient’s “Top 35 Under 35” private client advisers.

Having studied at Oxford University Basil trained at Allen & Overy LLP and worked at Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP before joining Payne Hicks Beach.

Qualified September 2009, joined Payne Hicks Beach November 2014, promoted to associate 2015, partner 2016.

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