House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 23rd February 2015

GARNIER, Sir Edward (Harborough)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Queen’s Counsel in private practice.

Received £1,000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors: Jirehouse Capital, 8 John Street, London WC1N 2CS. Hours: approximately 1.5 hours on 18 December 2013. (Registered 3 April 2014)

Received £650, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Spenser Underhill Newmark LLP, 6 Gray’s Inn Square, London WC1R 5AX. Hours: approximately 1 hour on 6 December 2013. (Registered 13 May 2014)

Received £30,000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors: Messrs V.K.Lingam & Co, 1st Floor, Podium Block, Plaza Berjaya, 12 Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  Hours:  approximately 20 hrs between 26 December 2013 and 6 February 2014. (Registered 13 May 2014)

Received £10,000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Messrs Hassans, 57/63 Line Wall Road, PO Box 199, Gibraltar.  Hours:  approximately 8 hrs in total on 18,19,24 and 27 February 2014. (Registered 14 May 2014)

Received £1,000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors: Legal & Democratic Services, Birmingham City Council, PO Box 15992, Birmingham B2 2UQ.  Hours:  approximately 1 hour on 20 January 2014. (Registered 14 May 2014)

Received £3,450, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Messrs Hassans, 57/63 Line Wall Road, PO Box 199, Gibraltar.  Hours:  approximately 4 hrs in total between February & May 2014. (Registered 24 July 2014)

Received £3,841.45, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Reed Smith LLP, The Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2RS. Hours: approximately 4.5 hrs on 18, 22, 24 and 30 April 2014. (Registered 6 October 2014)

Received £45,308.71 exclusive of VAT from Foot Anstey LLP, Salt Quay House, 4 North East Quay, Sutton Harbour, Plymouth PL4 0BN. Hours: approximately 30 hours between 11 and 25 June 2014. (Registered 9 December 2014)

Received £3,000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Goodman Derrick LLP, 10 St Brides Street, London EC4A 4AD. Hours: approximately 3 hrs on 17, 19 & 24 November 2014. (Registered 5 January 2015)

Received £3,500, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: The Brooke Consultancy, 410 Roman Road, Bow, London E3 5QJ. Hours: approximately 4 hrs on 16 & 31 December 2014 & 6 January 2015. (Registered 5 February 2015)

RMPI LLP Solicitors, Moss House, 15-16 Brooks Mews, Mayfair, London W1K. Payments exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided:

Received £3,100.  Hours:  approximately 4 hrs in total on 20 September and 9 October 2013. (Registered 3 June 2014)

Received £1,250.  Hours:  approximately 1.5 hrs in total on 24 October and 23 November 2013. (Registered 6 June 2014)

Received £125. Hours: approximately 10 minutes on 2 October 2013. (Registered 21 August 2014)  

Received £125. Hours: approximately 10 minutes on 2 October 2013. (Registered 17 September 2014)

Received £11,810. Hours: approximately 14 hours between 15 November 2012 and 22 October 2013. (Registered 23 September 2014)

Received £990. Hours; approximately 1.25 hrs on 22-23 October 2013. (Registered 29 October 2014)

Foot Anstey, Senate Court, Southernhay Gardens, Southernhay, Exeter EX1 1NT . Payments exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided:

Received £4,200.  Hours: approximately 5 hrs on 19, 26 & 27 November 2013. (Registered 6 February 2014)

Received £20,650.30.  Hours: approximately 24 hrs in November & December 2013. (Registered 17 February 2014)

Received £625. Hours: approximately 45 minutes on 30 January 2014. (Registered 12 June 2014)

DLA Piper LLP, 3 Noble Street, London EC2V 7EE. Payments exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided:

Received £6,250. Hours: approximately 8 hrs in January 2014. (Registered 3 March 2014)

Received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in February 2014. (Registered 18 March 2014)

Received £16,000. Hours: approximately 20 hrs in March 2014. (Registered 17 April 2014)

Received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in April 2014. (Registered 20 May 2014)

Received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in May 2014. (Registered 18 June 2014)

Received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in June 2014. (Registered 18 July 2014)

Received £25,000. Hours: approximately 32 hrs in July and August 2014. (Registered 17 September 2014)

Received £12,500. Hours: approximately 16 hrs in September 2014. (Registered 20 October 2014)

Received £16,000. Hours: approximately 20 hrs in October 2014. (Registered 1 December 2014)

Received £19,500. Hours: approximately 24 hrs in November 2014. (Registered 5 January 2015)

Received £16,000. Hours: approximately 20 hrs in December 2014. (Registered 27 January 2015)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Name of donor: JTI

Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Rd, Weybridge, KT13 0QU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Tickets for my wife and me, to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, valued at £702 each, total £1,404.

Date of receipt of donation: 20 May 2014

Date of acceptance of donation: 20 May 2014

Donor status: company, registration 01501573

(Registered 20 May 2014)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Australia Israel Cultural Exchange

Address of donor: Suite 836, 1 Queens Road, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,586.56

Destination of visit: Israel

Date of visit: 25-29 July 2014

Purpose of visit: participation in the Australia Israel UK Leadership Dialogue. This included discussions on the Middle East peace process and security in the region.

(Registered 9 September 2014)

7. Overseas benefits and gifts

See my entry under Category 2.

Prepared 2nd March 2015