Press release

Farrer & Co LLP receives highest accreditation from STEP

Posted by: Helen Bryant | 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.

STEP is the worldwide association for professionals who advise families across generations on wealth planning. Promoting best practice, professional integrity and development, the organisation has its own qualification framework and examinations. Its 20,000 members, spanning 95 countries, include lawyers, accountants and other trust and estate specialists.

Helen Bryant, Partner at Farrers says’ “Clients rely on us for our timely advice at critical moments and we invest substantially in all our people to ensure that they have all the skills required to give a first-class service.”

She adds, “Career milestones at Farrer & Co include technical development, specialist knowledge and experience, and the ability to advise clients in increasingly complex matters.  STEP provides unique and invaluable assistance in the learning and development process.”

Anna Gregory, Director of Knowledge, Learning & Development at Farrers, says "Our work for clients is underpinned by a commitment to our people, their knowledge and their development.  I am delighted this commitment has been recognised by STEP and look forward to further strengthening our association with them"

The STEP Employer Training Scheme was launched earlier this year and is designed to help employers of STEP students and members to plan and deliver the best possible learning experience to complement client work.  

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For more information contact Lesley Jaaniste, Marketing & Communications Manager on 020 3375 7422 or email lesley.jaaniste@farrer.co.uk

Notes to Editors

About Private Client at Farrer & Co

Farrer & Co has a market-leading private client practice, ranked in the top tier for private client work byChambers UK and The Legal 500.  The team provides advice to individuals and their families on legal, family and business issues that arise in the UK and internationally.

About Farrer & Co 

Farrer & Co is a London law firm with 75 partners and over 400 members of staff. Our expertise is targeted to meet the various needs of the business, charities and not-for-profit, and private client sector clients we represent.

We look to be the market leader in our chosen areas of practice, advising clients on the contentious and non-contentious legal, business and personal issues they face. Around 60% of our fee-earning partners are recognised as 'Leading Individuals' in their particular areas of expertise by Chambers UK.

Our clients tell us they value us for our integrity, good judgement and professional excellence, as well as our broad perspective, practical solutions and value for money.