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Hill Dickinson LLP

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Chairman: Jonathan Brown
Chief Executive Officer: Peter Jackson
Chief Operating Officer: Iain Johnston
Number of partners and legal directors: 175
Number of lawyers: 340
Languages: French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Welsh

Firm Overview:
Hill Dickinson LLP is an international commercial law firm delivering advice and strategic guidance spanning the full legal spectrum. The firm acts as trusted advisors providing commercial solutions to clients in their specialist markets.

As a full-service law firm Hill Dickinson offers the complete range of commercial legal services with strong teams specialising in a range of disciplines from corporate and commercial, banking, finance and financial services, commodities and international trade, commercial dispute resolution, construction, infrastructure and offshore projects, corporate recovery and insolvency, employment and pensions, intellectual property and technology, real estate and wealth management.

Main Areas of Practice:
Defamation/Reputation Protection:

Hill Dickinson’s reputation protection team specialises in defamation and privacy law. With a clear understanding of print and broadcast media, the team’s lawyers are recognised experts in their field, providing clients with discreet, commercial and strategic advice. The team is equally experienced in protecting reputations online, and responds quickly to attacks, operating a 24/7 service.
Contact: Geraldine Ryan, Head of Commercial Litigation and Manchester Office
Tel: +44 0 161 817 7288
Email: [email protected]

The family law team provides bespoke advice to individuals, helping them to deal with all issues associated with family and matrimonial problems. The team is well-known for its excellent results, combining sharp negotiation skills and technical excellence with a deep understanding of the issues, providing a service that is not only professional and straightforward, but also compassionate.

All of the team are members of Resolution, whose code of practice encourages the resolution of disputes in a constructive and non-confrontational way.
Contact: Joanne Raisbeck, Head of Family
Tel: +44 0 151 600 8812
Email: [email protected]

Private Client:
The private client team delivers a service that allows clients to safeguard, develop and ultimately pass on their wealth with complete peace of mind.

Core services include: asset protection; tax planning; succession planning for generations of families; powers of attorney; probate and estate administration; court of protection; wills; and trust and estate disputes.

The team was ranked band one in last year’s HNW guide with Fionnuala Kelly and Paul Baker listed as leading individuals.
Contact: Fionnuala Kenny
Tel: +44 0 151 600 8614
Email: [email protected]

Yachts & Superyachts:
Hill Dickinson’s yacht team is an acknowledged market leader in the provision of legal services to the yacht and superyacht industries. As well as acting for key players in the yacht insurance market, the team is trusted by owners, banks, managers, brokers, designers and builders to provide a firstclass, customer-focussed service in relation to sale and purchase issues, build contracts and financing of yachts and superyachts. The team was ranked band one in last year’s Chambers HNW guide with Tony Allen and James Lawson listed as leading individuals.
Contact: Tony Allen, Head of Yachts
Tel: +44 0 20 7280 9154
Email: [email protected]

The firm’s HNW clients include: trustees and/or beneficiaries, business owners, families, actors and sports personalities.


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