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10 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3QG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7465 4300
Fax:
Fax 020 7465 4400
DX:
40 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.phb.co.uk

Stephen King

Tel:
Work 020 7465 4300
Email:
Web:
www.phb.co.uk
Payne Hicks Beach

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Until December 2018 Stephen was Head of Dispute Resolution and Head of the Contentious Trusts & Estates Team. Now a consultant, he is a contentious trusts and probate dispute specialist with international and national experience. Stephen has particular expertise in relation to the interaction between trust disputes and disputes involving companies which form part of trust structures acting for Protectors and in relation to claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family & Dependants) Act 1975.

Career

Qualified 1990; joined Payne Hicks Beach 1999 as a partner; consultant from December 2018.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Payne Hicks Beach's 'team is responsive, knowledgeable and really gets into the detail of a case, considering all angles from which it can be approached'. The disputes practice covers finance, professional negligence, commercial litigation in the motor industry, breach of warranty claims, marine law, property-related commercial matters, reputation management and judicial review. Dominic Crossley became head of the dispute resolution department in 2018, replacing Stephen King, who is now consultant. Richard Manyon is also highly rated, commercial litigation partner Lucas Moore was hired from Jones Day, and Ane Vernon was made partner.

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