James Furber


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

Legal 500

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.

Chambers & Partners describes James as "an absolute veteran of this field".

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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  • Chambers UK, 2016
  • Legal 500, 2015


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).