UK - An internet-based pensions law firm is being launched by John Quarrell, the former head of pensions at Nabarro Nathanson.
The venture will run alongside Quarrell’s independent trustee company, Quarters Trustees, which was set up last month.
Both businesses will operate under the bannerhead Quarters Online and can be found at www.quatersonline.co.uk.
Quarrell – now based near Manchester – said it was no longer necessary for law firms to have “flash offices in London” because meetings were now a rarity.
“Most clients expect lawyers to go and see them.”
The company will be up and running by the end of the year. Earlier this year it was revealed Quarrell was quitting his position at Nabarro Nathanson after heading up its pensions practice for 26 years.
The 54-year-old lawyer – who, according to Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession, has an “historical reputation not to be underestimated” – joined Nabarro Nathanson in 1973 and became a partner five years later.
He is currently an elected council member of the NAPF.
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