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Isabella Savill

Senior Associate

Winner of the “Star Associate” category at the Chambers High Net Worth Awards 2023 and named as a “real superstar in the making” by Chambers High Net Worth 2023, Isabella is a meticulous, perceptive and assured pair of hands who advises on all aspects of family law. She recognises her clients’ legal and non-legal objectives while striving to achieve an early and consensual resolution wherever possible.

With a practice ranging from mid to ultra high net worth cases, Isabella is regularly involved in complex financial disputes and jurisdictional issues, often including company valuations, trust structures, art aspects and contested nuptial settlements.  She has expertise in pursuing financial assistance for the benefit of children from unmarried parents and is regularly instructed to draft pre-nuptial, mid-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements with a view to limiting future litigation. Isabella also advises on private children matters, including residence and contact disputes as well as leave to remove applications.


Recognising that the breakdown of a relationship affects every person differently, Isabella treats every client as an individual.  She is praised for her discreet, sensitive and reassuring presence for her clients while holding firm in the face of opposition.

Isabella read Classics at Cambridge University before achieving a distinction in the Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School.  Prior to joining Payne Hicks Beach in 2014, she completed internships at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and at Christies within their Estates, Appraisals and Valuations Department.  She has a Diploma in Art Law from the Institute of Art and Law, achieving a distinction.  She qualified into the Family department at Payne Hicks Beach in 2016 and became a Senior Associate in 2020. Married name: Isabella Calkin.

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Chambers UK 2024: Isabella is ranked as an Associate to Watch

The Legal 500 UK 2024: Isabella is ranked as a Rising Star in the category of Family Law.

Chambers HNW 2023: “Associate to Watch” – “Savill is a real superstar in the making.” “Isabella is an intelligent, clear-sighted lawyer. Clients like her as she is good at communicating and making them feel heard.”

Chambers HNW Awards 2023: Isabella was named Star Associate/Junior Under 10 Year’s Call at the Chambers High Net Worth Awards 2023.

Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2022: Isabella won bronze in the Senior/Managing Associate category at the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2022.