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Stephen Diosi

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Employment Incentives


Stephen is a Partner in the Employment department and leads the Incentives team. He has significant experience advising on the strategy, design, implementation and compliance of UK and global employee incentive arrangements including long term incentive plans, all-employee share plans, HMRC tax-advantaged plans, management incentive plans and growth share and joint ownership plans. Stephen also advises on all related corporate, tax and trusts aspects, corporate governance issues, disclosure of directors' remuneration and share dealing regulations.

In addition, Stephen works with companies on the impact corporate actions have on their incentive arrangements and has acted on many public takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, public to private transactions, initial public offerings, capital raising activities and private equity deals.

He works with a wide range of businesses across several industry sectors including financial services, natural resources, entertainment, aerospace and transport. He acts for companies that are listed on the London Stock Exchange, AIM and overseas exchanges, together with private equity houses, private companies and owner-managed businesses.


Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP; Legal Director, Mishcon de Reya; Counsel, Ashurst LLP; Managing Associate, Linklaters LLP; Solicitor, Dechert LLP

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Stephen Diosi - Mishcon de Reya LLP

Within: Employee share schemes

At Mishcon de Reya LLP, Stephen Diosi 'has built up a successful standalone practice' that is 'extremely professional in everything it does'. Diosi attracts praise as a 'bright, practical and commercial lawyer with very sound subject knowledge and a calm approach'; he regularly handles the design and implementation of national and international employee incentive arrangements, corporate governance issues and disclosure matters. Clients also praise associate Caroline Nye-Wilkins as 'highly knowledgeable and impressive'. In a recent highlight, Diosi acted for Merlin Entertainments on the global compliance issues surrounding its share plans; he also assisted Akce Holdings with the implementation of new executive and employee incentive arrangements and advised Alony Hetz Properties and Investments on the incentive components of its acquisition of Brockton Capital. Other clients include Bank of New York Mellon, City Financial Investment Company and Jackpotjoy.

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