The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

BDB Pitmans

47 CASTLE STREET, READING, BERKSHIRE, RG1 7SR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work +44 345 222 9222
Fax:
Fax +44 118 958 5097
Email:
Web:
www.pitmans.com

Angela Shields

Tel:
Work 0118 957 0450
Email:
BDB Pitmans

Work Department

Employment; data privacy and information law; social media law; retail and technology.

Position

Angela is a Partner in the employment department. Her specialisms include HR Advice, employment disputes, unfair dismissal, discipline and grievances, discrimination, TUPE & outsourcing, and obtaining/defending injunctions.
She successfully defends high value, complex Tribunal cases.
Angela's media appearances include BBC Breakfast, BBC News, Sky News, Radio 4 and Radio 5. She leads Pitmans Kickstart programme for startups and entrepreneurs and Pitmans Kickstart International inward investment service for businesses setting up in the UK, working regularly with the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce and the DiT

Career

Qualified 2000; partner Pitmans LLP 2013.

Member

Employment Lawyers Association; Rotary Club of Reading.

Education

University of Reading; The College of Law, Guildford.

Leisure

Running, reading, skiing, golf and spending time with her family.


South East: Human resources

Employment: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Employment: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Pitmans LLP's main areas of activity include the technology, automotive and manufacturing, and retail sectors; it regularly advises clients on an ongoing basis about their HR issues. Department head Mark Symons notably acted for a private client in his successful appeal to the Employment Appeal Tribunal in a claim against the British Council, a decision which is set to have a longstanding impact on global employers’ HR policies. Angela Shields possesses a wealth of experience in the telecoms, media and technology, and pharmaceuticals sectors, and senior associate Jenny Littlewood is a key team member.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to