Debbie Farman

Managing Director, Jordans Corporate Law

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Debbie Farman

Debbie is Managing Director of Jordans Corporate Law, a law firm authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, UK.

She joined Jordans in 2013 and led the team in successfully obtaining one of the first alternative business structures in the UK, which enabled Jordans to provide legal services to its client base (which includes many professional intermediaries).

The acquisition of Jordans Corporate Law by Vistra, makes Vistra the first global corporate service provider with the unique capability of providing integrated legal solutions to its clients.

The law firm provides business law solutions – including corporate, commercial and employment advice, as well as complex corporate governance services. It has seen exponential revenue growth since its inception. Debbie will continue to drive maximum growth of legal and compliance services, and is keen to replicate the business law solutions model through the Vistra group locally and globally.

A qualified solicitor with more than 15 years' corporate law experience Debbie’s career includes 10 years in the corporate and private equity teams with Eversheds LLP, an international law firm, in the Cambridge, Paris and London offices. Here she focussed predominantly on mergers, acquisitions and MBOs. Debbie also spent three years on the senior management team as Head of Legal for Vertex Financial Services, a regulated BPO backed by US private equity. In her role, she helped fragment and sell various elements of the business.

Debbie is a regular speaker at internal and external seminars. She is a contributing author to company secretarial and legal publications and publishes many blogs and articles on corporate law and corporate governance.


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