Leading law firm Farrer & Co has today announced 12 partner promotions, which include seven fee-earners and (subject to completion of ABS conversion) all of the firm’s Business Services Directors and CFO.
The appointments represent a record uptake in partnerships for the firm, with 41 per cent of the new partnerships taken up by its Business Services Directors and CFO.
Specifically, the following will become Partners on 1 May 2022:
- Jeremy Isaacson, IP & Commercial
- Isabel Paintin, Private Client
- Claire Randall, Private Client
- Thomas Rudkin, Dispute Resolution
- Elizabeth Sainsbury, Trust, Will & Estate Disputes
- Frederick Tatham, Family
- Hugh Wigzell, Residential Property
- Andy Beech, IT
- Julian Eastlake, CFO
- Anna Gregory, Marketing & Business Development
- Suzanne Hulls, HR
- Katherine Wilde, Knowledge, Learning & Development
The firm also announced that Andrew Dickson, Private Client; Sara Hunt, Family; Holly Jones, Private Client; Fred Lee, Commercial Property; Henrietta Mason, Trust, Will and Estate Disputes; Claire Sheppard, Property; and Amy Wren, Employment will become Senior Counsel from 1 May.
Commenting on the announcement, Rachel Lewis, a member of the firm’s Management Board, said:
“We are committed to fostering collaboration, inclusivity and equality within our firm and beyond, so are proud to announce a record 12 partner promotions, including our CFO and all our Business Services Directors. The experience of the pandemic really showcased the work and the core contributions made by our business services teams, and we are very pleased to have been able to recognize this by extending partnership to the current leaders of those teams.
Rewarding excellence sits at the heart of our culture – now more than ever after two challenging years – and so we are always looking for ways to recognise true skill and commitment. Across the firm, there is an exciting pipeline of talent that supports clients from within a range of departments, and we believe in leading by example, so are pleased to see this well-represented at partner level too.”
© Farrer & Co LLP, April 2022