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Basil Dixon Basil Dixon

Basil Dixon

Basil advises international and UK based high net worth individuals, trustees, family offices and estate managers on a wide range of complex offshore and onshore tax, trust, estate and succession planning and philanthropic issues. 


Whilst Basil has particular expertise advising international clients, some of whom have no connection to the UK at all, he also regularly advises on solely UK issues. 

Basil frequently advises his clients on matters relating to the establishment and use of trusts and other structures, UK pre-arrival planning, funding UK expenditure, structuring the way in which UK property is held, conflict of laws and philanthropy.

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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