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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
Payne Hicks Beach, Matthew Booth, London, ENGLAND

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Matthew Booth

Tel:
Work 020 7465 4300
Email:
Payne Hicks Beach

Work Department

Family

Position

Matthew advises clients in relation to a broad range of family law issues arising on the breakdown of marriage or cohabitation/relationships. He has a particular interest in dealing with private children matters, including leave to remove cases (where one parent wishes to relocate together with any children of the family) and disputes surrounding children's living and contact arrangements (determining with whom they live and the time they spend with their other parent).

Career

Qualified 2005, joined Payne Hicks Beach 2005, promoted to associate 2011, partner 2014.

Member

Matthew is a qualified Family Mediator and sits on the London Committee of Resolution (formerly known as the Solicitors' Family Law Association, a national organisation for Family Lawyers).


London: Private client

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Within: Family

Payne Hicks Beach ‘occupies a favoured position in the pantheon of private client firms offering a sophisticated and refined level of service in the most high-profile cases’. Ian Airey  is ‘hugely respected’ and Baroness Fiona Shackleton is ‘probably the most celebrated family lawyer of her generation. She has unsurpassable client care skills and a sixth sense at sorting out cases’. Philip McGuirk is a ‘bright and engaging lawyer who knows the law inside out’ and Matthew Booth is a ‘very safe pair of hands indeed’. Simon Beccle has an ‘extraordinarily impressive case load. He is one of the very few family finance solicitors to have appeared in both the House of Lords and the Supreme Court’. Consultant Fiona Brown is a ‘superb forensic sleuth’. Newly promoted partner Ben Parry-Smith  is ‘supremely competent and gifted at negotiation’. It is recommended for its skill at advising on all aspects of family and matrimonial law.

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