Basil is ranked in Band 4 of Chambers HNW 2023 and 2022 and as a Leading Individual in The Legal 500 UK 2023.
Basil is Ranked as a Leading Individual in The Legal 500 UK 2024 under the practice area of “Private Client: Personal Tax, Trusts & Probate” and is described having “an extremely loyal following especially among clients, trustees and solicitors in the offshore world”.
Comments in Chambers HNW include:
“Basil is a superb lawyer who blends an approachable demeanour with technical expertise. Clients value his ‘out of the box’ thinking to find meaningful solutions to their wealth planning requirements.” Chambers HNW 2023
“Basil is superb at cutting through complex fact patterns and has a wonderful manner with clients.” Chambers HNW 2023
“It’s a pleasure to work with Basil. He is smart, responsive, and user-friendly.” Chambers HNW 2023
Basil “is superb and immensely knowledgeable”. Chambers HNW 2022
“Basil is someone I very much enjoy working with as he offers considered advice at all times, and always responds to matters in a timely manner” Chambers HNW 2022
“Basil is brilliant. He is extremely knowledgeable…he is very clear in terms of the advice that he gives and also very open to questions that there may be in case further clarification is required. He is extremely personable and I think his very user-friendly and open way allows clients to engage very well. He just gets along with everybody.” Chambers HNW 2021
“He’s extremely professional and gives very informative written advice… his grasp of very complex tax provisions is special and leads directly to accurate answers” Chambers HNW 2020
Comments in The Legal 500 UK include:
“Basil Dixon combines his natural charm and personable approach, a huge breadth and depth of expertise with clarity of communication that cuts through the noise to the heart of the issue. His client service is second to none”
“Basil Dixon is a stand-out partner who provides high-quality legal advice but with a commercial hat on. His response times are good and he is very professional”
“Basil Dixon is particularly cogent in his analysis of problems and consequent distillation of advice”
“Basil Dixon remained impressively clear headed in a difficult situation”
Basil is listed in the Spear’s 500 2023 as a “Recommended Tax Lawyer”.
He is ranked by the Spear’s Tax & Trust Advisers Index 2023 as “Top Recommended”.
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.
For two consecutive years in 2015 and 2016, Basil was named as one of eprivateclient’s “Top 35 Under 35” private client advisers.
Basil is a founding partner of Tatler Address Book Advisory (formerly Tatler HNW Address Book) which lists him as one of the UK’s top tax & trust lawyers. Advisory is Tatler’s trusted network of influential private client experts, all at the pinnacle of their profession and recognised as elite practitioners with the gilt-edged expertise necessary to advise UHNW and HNW individuals.