Payne Hicks Beach

Payne Hicks Beach

06 September 2016

Payne Hicks Beach Further Strengthens its Private Client Department

Top London law firm Payne Hicks Beach is pleased to announce the appointment of Judith Powell as a Consultant in the firm’s leading Private Client department. Judith joins from King & Wood Mallesons, having previously been a Partner at one of its predecessor firms, S J Berwin. Her appointment is effective from 23 August, 2016.

Judith Powell’s practice encompasses personal tax advice and she specialises in instructions on matters arising as a consequence of foreign domicile and investment. She has extensive experience of advising ultra high net worth individuals and various trusts and estates.  Additionally, Judith is a part-time judge at the First Tier Tribunal Tax Chamber and a deputy judge at the Upper Tribunal Tax Chamber.

Payne Hicks Beach’s Private Client department is renowned for its high quality and continuing relationships with clients that often lasts several generations. It has a wide-ranging client base of domestic and international high net worth individuals, trusts, estates and family businesses.

Judith Powell, Consultant at Payne Hicks Beach, comments:

“I am thrilled to be joining such a renowned practice, Payne Hicks Beach has a richly deserved reputation for its tailored advice and I look forward to working alongside my colleagues to offer the highest quality tax expertise to our clients.”

Alastair Murdie, Senior Partner and Head of the Private Client Department at Payne Hicks Beach, says of the hire:

“It is a pleasure to welcome Judith Powell to the firm, who will be a valuable addition to the Private Client department. This is an important hire, which reflects the strategic growth of our offering as we continue to meet increasing demand to navigate complex private client matters.”

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