Hugo Farmer is an associate in the firm’s International Dispute Resolution Group based in London. His practice focuses on complex commercial disputes.
Mr. Farmer has experience working on a range of contentious matters across a variety of jurisdictions and industries. Mr. Farmer’s experience includes representing clients on cross-border litigation, contentious restructuring, domestic arbitration, and multi-jurisdictional regulatory investigations.
Mr. Farmer joined Debevoise in 2018, prior to which he practised at a magic circle law firm in London and a leading law firm in New Zealand. Mr. Farmer received a Master of Laws (with a High Honors GPA) from the University of Chicago in 2017. He received a Bachelor of Laws with Honours and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Auckland in 2014, where he was a senior editor of the Auckland University Law Review. Mr. Farmer has had articles published in the Journal of Law & Commerce and the Public Interest Law Journal of New Zealand.
Mr. Farmer was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 2014.