Udo Onwere joins Farrer & Co
Date Posted: 06/12/2013
Farrer & Co are delighted to announce the appointment of Udo Onwere, who has joined the firm's Private Client team and Sports Group as an Associate.
Laurence Stracey Debate 2013
Date Posted: 05/12/2013
This year's Laurence Stracey debate, held on 10 October 2013, saw two boys from Eton College, Toby Tricks and Harry Elliot, propose the motion "This House would not accept a job from Daddy". This motion was fiercely opposed by Christopher Edwards and Charlie Sparling from Old Square Chambers. The presence of the Eton boys reflects the Head of the Employment Team, David Smellie’s current sabbatical which he is spending teaching at Eton College.
Farrer & Co Tax Debate 2013
Date Posted: 09/10/2013
On Thursday 26 September the Farrer & Co Tax team held their Third Annual Tax Debate at the Royal College of Surgeons, London. This year's motion was “This house believes that tax is for citizen shaping, not just for revenue raising” with Timothy Brennan QC of Devereux Chambers and Hui Ling McCarthy of Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers opposing the motion and Felicity Cullen QC and Michael Jones both of Gray’s Inn Tax Chamber proposing.
Farrer & Co Promotes Four to Partnership
Date Posted: 12/07/2013
Farrer & Co has announced that four senior associates have been promoted to the partnership as of 1 July 2013. The promotions include one member of the Banking & Financial Services team, two members of the Family team and one member of the IP & Commercial team, reflecting the range of specialist services the firm offers its clients.
The total number of partners at the firm now stands at 79.