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William Drake

Owl Private Office

London, UK


Owl Private Office

William Drake
William Drake is Co-Founder of Owl Private Office LLP and Chairman of RFR Property Private Office. William co-founded Lord North Street, a Private Investment Office, which was acquired by Sandaire in early 2014. He previously spent over 17 years at Granville Plc and before that at Kleinwort Benson. He is a Cambridge Law graduate and, until 1979, qualified as a barrister working as a US attorney. William was a Presiding Judge for the STEP Private Client Awards in 2012/13.

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08 Nov 2017
City Wire
Former C Hoare wealth boss joins Owl Private Office

She said joining Owl, which was established by Lord North Street founders Adam Wethered and William Drake, alongside ex-JM Finn director Andrew Wimble in March, will enable her to return to a client-facing role. ‘Joining Owl as a partner gets me back to advising top level clients which I enjoy. And Owl is different, with its unique function at the very top of the wealth advisory ladder,’ she said.

10 Oct 2017
Spear's Magazine
Revealed: the 2017 Spear’s Wealth Management Awards nominees

We are proud to unveil the hopefuls ahead of the most prestigious event on the HNW calendar – the Spear'sWealth Management Awards...The evening will include the coveted Trusted Adviser award, with the highly respected tax advisers Elizabeth Henson (PwC), Mark Bridges (Farrer & Co) and Jonathan Conder (Macfarlanes), reputation law guru Mark Stephens (Howard Kennedy) and family office adviser William Drake (Owl Private Office) in the running. 

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William Drake’s Background

May 2016 - Present
London, UK
Owl Private Office is an independent consultancy established in London by Adam Wethered, William Drake and Andrew Wimble, providing an overarching advisory service to wealthy families, trustees and charities to obtain the best from their investments and professional services.
Oct 2015 - Present
RFR, the award winning Property Private Office, provides intelligent, creative and seamless advice on all residential property matters across 6 core practice areas.
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Pelican Family Investments
Aug 2014 - Present
Suffolk, UK
Pelican Family Investments is a private unlimited company set up in 2014.
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Jan 1985 - Present
London, UK
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