Richard Parry

Senior Partner

Richard Parry is "an exceptionally able and gentlemanly practitioner."

Chambers UK

Richard specialises in family law and contentious trust matters. He has 30 years of experience of advising individuals, families, beneficiaries and trustees on the full range of issues that they face.  

He advises a number of high profile clients from a variety of different backgrounds, one of his reported cases was Omar v Omar ([1995] 3 ALL ER 571) which was an extremely complex trust case that lasted several years and involved extensive litigation in the UK and other jurisdictions.

He is praised as a 'first-class lawyer, person and judge of people and cases'. Chambers & Partners, 2012

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Reported cases

11 October 1996Omar v Omar ([1995] 3 ALL ER 571) DB 456complex international trust case
Richard Parry

Contact details

Tel:  +44 (0)20 3375 7000
Fax: +44 (0)20 3375 7001
Email:  
richard.parry@farrer.co.uk
Secretary: 
yvonne.sibun@farrer.co.uk

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Accreditations

  • Legal 500, 2010
  • Chambers & Partners 2013

Career

Trained at Farrer & Co; qualified in 1976; became a partner in 1983; senior partner in 2011.

Education

Oxford.

Memberships

ACTAPS; Resolution (the former Solicitors’ Family Law Association); the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a Governor of Downe House.