James Furber


Farrer & Co’s level of service is marvellous. The wonderful James Furber is ‘the lynchpin.’

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James is the senior property partner in the Property Department. He acts for a broad range of clients dealing with all types of property including commercial, rural, agricultural and residential.

Who we help

James advises large institutional land owners and those investing in property with many of which James has a trusted advisor status.

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As part of his property practice James has advised private banks on secured lending and other property matters for many years.

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James Furber

Contact details

Tel:  +44 (0)20 3375 7000
Fax: +44 (0)20 3375 7001

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  • Legal 500, 2012
  • Chambers & Partners 2013


Joined Farrer & Co as an articled clerk in 1976; qualified as a solicitor in 1979; and made partner in 1985. James was senior partner from 2008 - 2011. James became Solicitor to the Duchy of Cornwall in 1994 and President of Holborn Law Society in 1996/7.


Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (MA).


The Law Society; The City of Westminster & Holborn Law Society; The Lowtonian Society (Treasurer).