Payne Hicks Beach bolsters Dispute Resolution
Payne Hicks Beach bolsters Dispute Resolution and Contentious Trusts Offering with internal promotion
Leading Central London law firm Payne Hicks Beach has further strengthened its Dispute Resolution and Contentious Trusts offering with the promotion of Richard Manyon from Associate to Partner.The appointment is effective from 1 December and brings the firm’s Dispute Resolution department to six Partners.
Having trained with Payne Hicks Beach, Richard qualified in 2006. His practice focuses on contentious trust and probate matters, both domestic and international. He acts for a range of clients including individuals, trustees and protectors and beneficiaries on instructions including removing fiduciaries in onshore and offshore jurisdictions, claims relating to the validity of wills, applications for the variation of trusts, claims under the Inheritance Act and actions for breach of fiduciary duty. In addition, Richard regularly advises on high value commercial disputes and real property matters. Richard is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), ConTra, London Solicitors Litigation Association and the Property Litigation Association.
Commenting on his promotion, Richard Manyon, said:
“Having embarked on my legal career at Payne Hicks Beach, I am thrilled to have now reached Partner level. I look forward to continuing to work with the firm’s thriving client base.”
Peter Black, Managing Partner, commented:
“Richard is a welcome addition to the Partnership. This promotion reflects Richard’s commitment to ensuring that our clients, both domestic and international, receive the highest quality advice. The development of our existing talent is a key focus for the firm, demonstrating the high calibre of our fee-earners and our continued dedication to meeting our ever-expanding client demands.”