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Lord Andrew Hay

Chairman to the Charles Russell Speechlys Private Office

I am delighted to be a part of Charles Russell Speechlys, having joined the firm in 2020 and subsequently invited to be Chairman of the Charles Russell Speechlys Private Office.



I work closely with our international clients, advising on strategic matters, with a specific focus on Real Estate. Previously at Knight Frank, as Head of Global Residential, also responsible for Knight Frank’s global Private Capital strategy, and founder of the Knight Frank Wealth Report, I have over 35 years’ experience focusing on all aspects Global Real Estate across 60 countries, and guiding global families.

I am also a Non-Executive Director, working closely with the Senior Partner and Managing Partner, and the wider Partnership, advising on strategic matters with a strategic focus on developing the firm’s Private Capital strategy to ensure it leads the legal sector in this fast growing arena.


I attach great value to providing clients with best-in-class advice, delivered with outstanding service.

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