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Kyra Motley

Partner

Specialism: Lawyers Tax, Estate Planning

Company: Boodle Hatfield

Location: London, England

Citywealth rating

4.765625
Average: 4.8 (32 votes)
Fee Level:
4.28125
Average: 4.3 (32 votes)
Quality of Advice
4.9375
Average: 4.9 (32 votes)
Communications Skills
4.90625
Average: 4.9 (32 votes)
Interpersonal Skills
4.9375
Average: 4.9 (32 votes)
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Private client review:

Kyra is always pragmatic and client focused.

Sophie Campbell    Equiom   
09 Oct 2019

Peer review:

Pragmatic, approachable and very personable with an excellent understanding of client needs.

27 Sep 2019

Institutional client review:

Kyra has always produced quality work with the clients interests at the heart of everything.

23 Sep 2019

Institutional client review:

Professional, very well versed and a wonderful person to deal with.

Mark Pinnick    Accuro Fiduciary   
19 Sep 2019

Peer review:

I have had direct dealings with Kyra for a number of years and consider she is a first rate lawyer and a leading specialist in her field

Jonathan Slater    Foster Slater Limited   
19 Sep 2019

Private client review:

Kyra is a wonderful person to work with. She is a great lawyer, a great family adviser with a very personal approach. She truly cares and goes beyond the advise you require!

Lucia Troksiarova    JAGAL   
05 Sep 2019

Private client review:

Kyra is a competent lawyer . She is knowledgeable , experienced, respectful, reliable , trust worthy and professional .It is a great pleasure to work with her and i appreciate all her excellent service.

Hussa AL-Dikheel    Gulf Group Projects Holding Company   
05 Sep 2019

Peer review:

Kyra is a terrific lawyer; her advice is always clear and to the point and it is a pleasure to work with her. She is particularly well-versed on UK tax and estate planning for clients from the Middle East.

03 Sep 2019

Private client review:

Kyra is a top lawyer with great knowledge of company law, tax law as well as property law in the UK. She is very personable and knows how to explain complex matters in layman terms....She always endeavours to provide a top service to her clients.

Ines Tabka    Citigroup   
29 Aug 2019

Peer review:

Kyra is extremely professional and knowledgeable, and I would gladly recommend her to any of my trusted clients.

Hannah Aykroyd    Aykroyd & Co   
28 Aug 2019

Private client review:

She is fast responding and knowledgeable.

28 Aug 2019

Private client review:

Kyra provided all that I had asked of her, and on top of that gave very useful tips about other legal aspects.

28 Aug 2019

Institutional client review:

Kyra is an expert in her field and demonstrates excellent communication with clients and intermediaries alike. Positive, enthusiastic, helpful and knowledgeable.

28 Aug 2019

Private client review:

Kyra successfully blends the delivery of complex legal issues with a frank, simple and direct approach that clients appreciate. She has a thorough understanding of the Middle Eastern market and the cross over with the UK.

28 Aug 2019

Institutional client review:

Kyra is very knowledgeable and professional in her dealings. Her business solutions exceed her peers in the field.

28 Aug 2019

Peer review:

Kyra is an extremely practical and approachable lawyer and a great speaker at events.

27 Aug 2019

Peer review:

Kyra is a pleasure to work with and has the client's interest always at the forefront of what she does. She is an excellent private client lawyer and trusted advisor.

27 Aug 2019

Peer review:

Knowledgeable & concise. A pleasure to work with.

23 Jul 2019

Co-worker review:

Whilst Kyra’s legal knowledge is impressive, she is also an extremely valuable mentor and advisor. She has always been responsive and pragmatic in her advice and goes out of her way to help others.

23 Jul 2019

Private client review:

Kyra is a hardworking person, who understands her work very well. She has a solution for every problem. She is professional, diligent, dedicated to her work and highly efficient. She is awesome.

21 Jul 2019

Private client review:

Efficient, knowledgeable and promptly solves any outstanding issues.

20 Jul 2019

Peer review:

Extremely knowledgeable in her field and always ensures her clients are provided with practical advice.

19 Jul 2019

Institutional client review:

Thorough professional, very patient, precise and direct in her advisory approach.

19 Jul 2019

Private client review:

Kyra has very solid experience and knowledge. She understands the needs of her clients and provides fit for purpose solutions and advice.

19 Jul 2019

Institutional client review:

Kyra's approach to and delivery of advice is logical and clear. She is confident in her knowledge and her experience in tax planning matters, specifically that of Middle Eastern clients, is extensive.

Jo Brandon    National Bank of Kuwait   
19 Jul 2019

Institutional client review:

Exceptional, pro-active, empathetic

19 Jul 2019

Private client review:

I had the privilege of working with Kyra and I must say that Kyra is well grounded in the areas of international law we needed to consider in structuring the Trust. Kyra always had the best solution to all the challenges that we encountered. It was a pleasure working with her and I stand by saying that Kyra made the difference.

19 Jul 2019

Peer review:

Incredibly personable lady with a very detailed knowledge of her sector and region. Kyra brings a very holistic approach to her advice and is never afraid to roll up her sleeves and embrace the problem.

18 Jul 2019

Institutional client review:

Very professional and efficient.

18 Jul 2019

Peer review:

Kyra has a unique knowledge of the international private client world with a particular focus on the middle east and property transactions. Kyra's knowledge is up there with the best and can deliver client experience in a very natural way.

17 Jul 2019

Peer review:

Kyra has a very logical yet thorough approach to her advice and is very easy to build mutually beneficial client relationships with.

16 Jul 2019

Peer review:

Professional attitude and excellent communication skills.

16 Jul 2019

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Private client review:

Kyra is always pragmatic and client focused.

Sophie Campbell    Equiom   
09 Oct 2019

Peer review:

Pragmatic, approachable and very personable with an excellent understanding of client needs.

27 Sep 2019

Institutional client review:

Kyra has always produced quality work with the clients interests at the heart of everything.

23 Sep 2019

Institutional client review:

Professional, very well versed and a wonderful person to deal with.

Mark Pinnick    Accuro Fiduciary   
19 Sep 2019

Peer review:

I have had direct dealings with Kyra for a number of years and consider she is a first rate lawyer and a leading specialist in her field

Jonathan Slater    Foster Slater Limited   
19 Sep 2019

Private client review:

Kyra is a wonderful person to work with. She is a great lawyer, a great family adviser with a very personal approach. She truly cares and goes beyond the advise you require!

Lucia Troksiarova    JAGAL   
05 Sep 2019

Private client review:

Kyra is a competent lawyer . She is knowledgeable , experienced, respectful, reliable , trust worthy and professional .It is a great pleasure to work with her and i appreciate all her excellent service.

Hussa AL-Dikheel    Gulf Group Projects Holding Company   
05 Sep 2019

Peer review:

Kyra is a terrific lawyer; her advice is always clear and to the point and it is a pleasure to work with her. She is particularly well-versed on UK tax and estate planning for clients from the Middle East.

03 Sep 2019

Private client review:

Kyra is a top lawyer with great knowledge of company law, tax law as well as property law in the UK. She is very personable and knows how to explain complex matters in layman terms....She always endeavours to provide a top service to her clients.

Ines Tabka    Citigroup   
29 Aug 2019

Peer review:

Kyra is extremely professional and knowledgeable, and I would gladly recommend her to any of my trusted clients.

Hannah Aykroyd    Aykroyd & Co   
28 Aug 2019

Private client review:

She is fast responding and knowledgeable.

28 Aug 2019

Private client review:

Kyra provided all that I had asked of her, and on top of that gave very useful tips about other legal aspects.

28 Aug 2019

Institutional client review:

Kyra is an expert in her field and demonstrates excellent communication with clients and intermediaries alike. Positive, enthusiastic, helpful and knowledgeable.

28 Aug 2019

Private client review:

Kyra successfully blends the delivery of complex legal issues with a frank, simple and direct approach that clients appreciate. She has a thorough understanding of the Middle Eastern market and the cross over with the UK.

28 Aug 2019

Institutional client review:

Kyra is very knowledgeable and professional in her dealings. Her business solutions exceed her peers in the field.

28 Aug 2019

Peer review:

Kyra is an extremely practical and approachable lawyer and a great speaker at events.

27 Aug 2019

Peer review:

Kyra is a pleasure to work with and has the client's interest always at the forefront of what she does. She is an excellent private client lawyer and trusted advisor.

27 Aug 2019

Peer review:

Knowledgeable & concise. A pleasure to work with.

23 Jul 2019

Co-worker review:

Whilst Kyra’s legal knowledge is impressive, she is also an extremely valuable mentor and advisor. She has always been responsive and pragmatic in her advice and goes out of her way to help others.

23 Jul 2019

Private client review:

Kyra is a hardworking person, who understands her work very well. She has a solution for every problem. She is professional, diligent, dedicated to her work and highly efficient. She is awesome.

21 Jul 2019

Private client review:

Efficient, knowledgeable and promptly solves any outstanding issues.

20 Jul 2019

Peer review:

Extremely knowledgeable in her field and always ensures her clients are provided with practical advice.

19 Jul 2019

Institutional client review:

Thorough professional, very patient, precise and direct in her advisory approach.

19 Jul 2019

Private client review:

Kyra has very solid experience and knowledge. She understands the needs of her clients and provides fit for purpose solutions and advice.

19 Jul 2019

Institutional client review:

Kyra's approach to and delivery of advice is logical and clear. She is confident in her knowledge and her experience in tax planning matters, specifically that of Middle Eastern clients, is extensive.

Jo Brandon    National Bank of Kuwait   
19 Jul 2019

Institutional client review:

Exceptional, pro-active, empathetic

19 Jul 2019

Private client review:

I had the privilege of working with Kyra and I must say that Kyra is well grounded in the areas of international law we needed to consider in structuring the Trust. Kyra always had the best solution to all the challenges that we encountered. It was a pleasure working with her and I stand by saying that Kyra made the difference.

19 Jul 2019

Peer review:

Incredibly personable lady with a very detailed knowledge of her sector and region. Kyra brings a very holistic approach to her advice and is never afraid to roll up her sleeves and embrace the problem.

18 Jul 2019

Institutional client review:

Very professional and efficient.

18 Jul 2019

Peer review:

Kyra has a unique knowledge of the international private client world with a particular focus on the middle east and property transactions. Kyra's knowledge is up there with the best and can deliver client experience in a very natural way.

17 Jul 2019

Peer review:

Kyra has a very logical yet thorough approach to her advice and is very easy to build mutually beneficial client relationships with.

16 Jul 2019

Peer review:

Professional attitude and excellent communication skills.

16 Jul 2019

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Your personal data is used for internal purposes only and is never sold or shared. For any enquiries, please email assistant editor April French at afrench@citywealthmag.com

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£500mn succession and estate administration dispute

Kyra advised on a dispute regarding succession and estate administration which spans several jurisdictions including Kuwait, Lebanon, Egypt, the UK, Guernsey, India, UK and the BVI. This covered succession and international probate regimes in various jurisdictions for an estate worth £500m plus.