Date Posted: 12/07/2017
As part of his role heading up Farrer & Co’s Child Protection Unit, David Smellie was interviewed on BBC Breakfast this week.
Date Posted: 24/04/2017
Farrer & Co has elected Anne-Marie Piper as its first ever female Senior Partner. The appointment comes into effect on 1 May 2017.
Date Posted: 15/03/2017
Five Farrers senior associates will become partners from 1 May 2017. The promotions come from a number of the firm’s practice areas, including residential property and corporate.
80 per cent of those promoted are women boosting the percentage of women partners to 37 (%).
Date Posted: 12/05/2016
London, 12 May 2016: Farrer & Co has appointed Sharmila Mehta as a Consultant.
Mehta has been practising corporate and private immigration law for 22 years and is a leading expert in the field. From 1999 until 2014, she was a partner at Magrath LLP, and co-led its UK Immigration Group, where she acted for major investment banks and global commodity clients, as well as influential business people, wealthy families and entrepreneurs. She has acted in highly sensitive cases around the world including Russia and the Middle East, where she has become known as a significant authority.
Date Posted: 21/04/2016
London, Thursday 21 April 2016: Farrer & Co has promoted six senior associates to its partnership. The promotions, which span a number of the firm's practice areas, become effective from 1 May 2016.
Date Posted: 12/02/2016
Farrer & Co LLP has been accredited by the STEP Employer Training Scheme and awarded 'Platinum Training Partner', the highest of the three accreditation levels.
Date Posted: 03/02/2016
London, 3 February 2016: The Supreme Court has modernised family law’s treatment of separating families in a majority 3-2 judgement which stops children being in a legal limbo when they are taken abroad by one of the parents.
Date Posted: 04/12/2015
The Supreme Court will consider the complex issues of habitual residence, the definition of parenthood and the power of the English Court to make orders about British nationals resident overseas at an important hearing next week.
The case, which was heard at the Court of Appeal in January and May 2015, has been expedited by the Supreme Court due to its significance both for the family involved and its repercussions for international family law in general.
Date Posted: 17/11/2015
National Family Dispute Resolution Week 2015 begins on 23 November, with the aim of promoting non-court solutions for resolving family disputes.
Date Posted: 22/10/2015
This year's Laurence Stracey debate saw The Right Honourable Clare Short and Daniel Stilitz QC, propose the motion " British workers have the most to lose from a Brexit ." The motion was opposed by John Baron MP, Member of Parliament for Basildon and Billericay and Jane Mulcahy QC.
The motion was carried 99 to 93.
Many thanks to our excellent speakers and Judge, Jeremy Posnansky QC.