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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

125 WOOD STREET, LONDON, EC2V 7AW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7457 3000
Fax:
Fax 020 7457 3240
DX:
42605 CHEAPSIDE
Email:
Web:
www.penningtonslaw.com

Anthea Christie

Tel:
Work 020 7457 3101
Email:
Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Work Department

Employment

Position

Anthea is a partner in the employment team in London. She advises on a range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters, and has particular expertise in discrimination, whistleblowing claims and regulatory issues. She regularly assists staff associations and trade unions on all aspects of employment law, including regulatory issues and internal policies and procedures. She also advises their members. Anthea acted in a ground-breaking Court of Appeal decision concerning overtime payments for police officers and is subsequently advising hundreds of other officers with similar claims.

Career

Trained Levenes Solicitors; qualified 2004; partner at Pattinson & Brewer 2015; partner at Penningtons Manches 2017.

Member

Training committee of Employment Lawyers' Association

Education

The Latymer School; University of Birmingham and College of Law, London - LLB Law 2:1 (1996-99), LPC Distinction (2001-02)


London: Human resources

Employment: employees/unions

Within: Next Generation Partners

Anthea Christie - Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Within: Employment: employees/unions

The 'class act team' at Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is 'incredibly knowledgeable, professional and easy to work with'. The practice stands out for its extensive experience in industrial actions and trade union law, and is also developing a track record for representing groups of employees in precedent-setting cases. The types of claim advised on relate to discrimination, whistleblowing, reorganisations and collective redundancies, and regulatory issues, and the team also handles judicial reviews and complaints before the certification officer. Niche specialist knowledge in discrimination cases involving police officers is another notable feature of the firm. Paul Mander and Binder Bansel jointly lead the practice, while Anthea Christie is also recommended.

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