Payne Hicks Beach strengthens private wealth offering with new partner hire

London law firm, Payne Hicks Beach, has appointed Sam Carver as a Partner to its Private Client Team, with immediate effect. 

Carver joins the firm from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. 

This marks the third high profile appointment to Payne Hicks Beach’s Private Client Team this year, following the recent additions of Partners Martin Paisner CBE and Jessica Henson, as the firm continues to expand strategically its private wealth offering.  
With over 20 years’ experience as a trusted adviser to UHNW individuals and families, their trustees and family offices, Sam advises domestic and international clients on significant matters spanning estate and succession planning, personal and trust taxation and asset protection. Sam has specialist expertise in creating and navigating complex asset holding structures for UHNW international families and regularly advises on cross-border tax issues in relation to trusts, including those with beneficiaries resident in multiple jurisdictions. 
With regard to his international practice, Carver is also particularly well known for advising professional trustees and private banks in the Channel Islands and Switzerland. Carver will work with Payne Hicks Beach’s partner-led Private Client Team, together with the Family and Contentious Trust Departments, to provide a seamless service to international families, their trustees and advisers.
Carver says: “I am very happy to be joining Payne Hicks Beach. The Private Client Team has an outstanding reputation and I look forward to working with my new colleagues in continuing to offer market-leading advice to our clients.”
Robert Brodrick, Chairman of Payne Hicks Beach, says: “We are delighted to welcome Sam to our Private Client practice as a Partner. His first-class expertise will complement and enhance our private wealth offering across the firm. We look forward to working with Sam as we continue to grow the firm through strategic external hires in line with increasing client demand.”