London’s Farrer & Co has announced 12 partner promotions – a record uptake of appointments for the firm.
These include seven fee-earners and all of the firm’s Business Services Directors and CFO.
The following people became partners in May: 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) and Hugh Wigzell (Residential Property); and in Business Services, Andy Beech (IT); Julian Eastlake (CFO); Anna Gregory (Marketing & Business Development); Suzanne Hulls (HR) and 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) became senior counsel on May 1.
Rachel Lewis, 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 recognise 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.”