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Payne Hicks Beach



Tax & Trust Advisers

Tax & Trust Lawyers


London, United Kingdom

Advice type

Tax, wills & trusts

Succession planning

Estate planning

Cross-border litigation

Sector focus


Business and Consumer Services


Clare Hetherington


Rather than follow in her parents’ footsteps into law, Clare Hetherington instead chose to study music at Oxford. After a few years working for a concert venue, however, she decided that she wanted to ‘really challenge myself, properly test my brain’.

She took annual leave to do internships at different law firms (‘I used that a lot in early interviews to prove my dedication’) and got a training contract in 2014 at Payne Hicks Beach. Private client work struck her immediately as the area she wanted to be in: ‘It’s a mix of rigorous analysis and attention to detail, combined with interacting with a range of clients from all over the world and adapting your advice to suit them.’

Rank: Recommended

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