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66 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3LH, ENGLAND
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Work 020 3375 7000
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Fax 020 3375 7001
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32 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.farrer.co.uk

Adrian Parkhouse

Tel:
Work 020 3375 7000
Email:
Web:
www.farrer.co.uk/people/Adrian-Parkhouse/
Farrer & Co

Work Department

Disputes.

Position

Adrian is head of the art and heritage group. He has broad experience of all aspects of dispute resolution. He also has leading experience of art-related disputes. Adrian is a CEDR accredited mediator. He has led teams in a number of major commercial cases this year, acting both for claimants and defendants on a range of matters.

Career

Qualified in 1984; became a partner in 1989.

Education

Oxford (BA).


London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil

Farrer & Co represents prestigious clients in relation to various civil fraud matters including international fraud claims, freezing injunctions, asset tracing and contentious trusts. Other areas of expertise include contract disputes, misuse of confidential information, and fraudulent breaches of duty and conspiracy by directors, trustees and co-contractors. Clients include corporates, institutions and private individuals. While operating out of just one London office, the firm undertakes work in the Caribbean, the Channel Islands, the Middle East, South East Asia andEastern Europe. Adrian Parkhouse heads the team and is experienced in civil litigation including commercial and corporate disputes with fraud elements. Ben Longworth was recently promoted to partner.

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London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Adrian Parkhouse - Farrer & Co

Within: Commercial litigation

Farrer & Co's 'lawyers are interested in clients' business and go to great lengths to understand the issues that affect them'. The practice has an emphasis on cases involving complex company structures and asset holdings, shareholder disputes and commercial contracts. The key individuals are  practice head Adrian Parkhouse, the 'outstanding' Kate Allass, Jeremy Gordon and Toby Graham, along with Ian De Freitas, John Wilkinson, Charlotte Fraser and Ben Longworth. Jolyon Connell was made partner in 2019 and William Charrington is an experienced senior associate.

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London: Private client

Art and cultural property

Within: Leading individuals

Adrian Parkhouse - Farrer & Co

Within: Art and cultural property

Farrer & Co’s excellent team acts for wealthy private individuals and family trusts both in the UK and overseas who collect or invest in art. The first-rate team advises collectors, dealers and art advisors, and has an enviable client base of leading museums and galleries. The skilled team is also adept at handling art litigation and advising on complex art lending. Julian Smith is a well-known name for his expertise on charity law issues in the arts and heritage sector. Heads of department are Adrian Parkhouse, who leads on contentious matters relating to art and cultural property, and James Carleton, who advises on a wide range of art and cultural property matters including philanthropy. Mike Chantler is known for his work on the administration and taxation of heritage property and Rhoddy Voremberg is another key figure.

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