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Henry Hickman promoted to partner at Harcus Sinclair

11/06/15

Law firm Harcus Sinclair has promoted Henry Hickman to partner in its litigation department. 

Harcus Sinclair’s highly regarded litigation group focuses on onshore and offshore trust and succession disputes, group litigation, general commercial litigation for private clients and their companies, actions in the Court of Protection and Privy Council Agency work. The firm’s client base is UK-wide and international.

Henry Hickman specialises in all aspects of trust and probate disputes acting for beneficiaries, trustees and executors.  He has experience of group litigation and acts for claimants in professional negligence and trust claims against financial advisers. Henry is also the firm’s Privy Council specialist having built up its agency work on behalf of law firms from offshore Commonwealth jurisdictions for which the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council is the final court of appeal. Henry’s practice includes Court of Protection matters such as applications for statutory wills, disputes regarding the appointments or actions of attorneys and other matters concerning people lacking capacity to manage their own affairs. He is a full member of ACTAPS (Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists).

Managing Partner Lucy Gibson commented: “At Harcus Sinclair we aspire to being the very best at what we do. We do not look to expand our team or our partner base in anything other than a very considered fashion. Henry has made an important contribution to the high-quality of the work we do for our clients and our reputation for that work since he joined us ten years ago, and we are delighted to recognise that with his promotion to partner.”

Henry joined the firm from Speechly Bircham as a newly qualified solicitor in January 2005. He gained his legal qualifications from the College of Law (London) and a BA Hons in History of Art from the University of Bristol in 1998.

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