The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Stephenson Harwood

Living Wage
1 FINSBURY CIRCUS, LONDON, EC2M 7SH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7329 4422
Fax:
Fax 020 7329 7100
DX:
64 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.shlegal.com
Beijing, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Paris, Piraeus and 4 more

Anne Pritam

Tel:
Work 020 7809 2925
Email:
Stephenson Harwood

Work Department

Employment and pensions.

Position

Anne helps clients with the practical implications of employment, immigration and partnership law. With many years’ experience acting for both organisations and individuals, she gives tailored advice that focusses on the key issues and achieves positive outcomes for her clients.

Anne assists her clients with challenging and high risk employment, immigration and partnership issues, as well as “business as usual” concerns.  Her advice is analytical and carefully crafted and reflects the specific priorities, commercial concerns and workplace culture of her clients.   She is a seasoned, robust litigator and co-heads the firm’s UK-inbound Immigration business advisory team.

With extensive experience of a variety of employers in a wide range of sectors including financial services and professional services, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and energy; Anne has acted for clients with a handful of employees through to those with several thousand.

She advises listed boards, private companies, family businesses, domestic households and individuals; she has been the trusted adviser to many of her clients for over 10 years.

She is sought out (by firms and partners) as a leading partnership and LLP practitioner with a track record for providing strong legal support in controversial areas such as expulsion, de-equitisation, discrimination, remuneration, and business protection/restrictions.

A sought-after speaker/trainer, she is a regular presenter for White Paper Conferences (the leading HR/legal training provider), and the national Employment Lawyers’ Association, giving insightful and entertaining in-house training sessions.


London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

Stephenson Harwood excels across employment law with clients praising its 'excellent strength in High Court employment work' and its 'entrepreneurial approach to transactional work'. On the non-contentious side, the team advised Charles Stanley Group on the employment elements of the disposal of its SIPP and SSAS pension administration business to Embark Group, and assisted Trenitalia c2c with its acquisition of the city to coast UK passenger franchise from National Express including related TUPE issues. The group's recent litigation expertise includes defending an AIM listed financial services company in an unfair dismissal claim and acting for 23 claimants in proceedings against a former employer regarding failures to honour contractual obligations. Mark Catchpole leads the team, which fields 'steely adversaryKate Brearley, the 'highly professionalAnne PritamPaul Reeves, who is 'one of the most experienced employment practitioners around'; and the 'unrelentingPurvis Ghani, who is 'fierce and tireless in the pursuit of his client's interests'.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments by:
Stephenson Harwood

  • Companies should plan now to minimise their pension protection levy

    The amount that pension schemes have to pay to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) for the year 2006/07 may have increased by as much as five times the previous year's levy. Employers who ultimately bear the cost of many pension schemes will need to make plans now to ensure the levy payable for the year 2008/09 is kept to a minimum.
    - Stephenson Harwood

Legal Developments in London

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