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Lizz Hunter - Mishcon de Reya

Mishcon de Reya strengthens Incentives offering through new Partner hire

Posted on 10 August 2023

Mishcon de Reya has announced that Liz Hunter has joined the firm's partnership as a Non-Lawyer Partner. With over 20 years of experience as a specialist in equity reward and employee incentive plans, Liz brings a wealth of expertise to further enhance the firm's offerings to its clients.

Liz Hunter joins Mishcon de Reya from KPMG, where she served as the Director of Equity Reward and Tax. Over the course of her career, Liz has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to providing leading advice on a wide range of share plan and equity incentive arrangements for both UK and international clients. Her experience includes working with quoted and private companies on statutory and bespoke equity reward schemes, ensuring clients receive tailored and strategic solutions that align with their business objectives.

Stephen Diosi, Partner and Head of Incentives at Mishcon de Reya, expressed his enthusiasm about Liz joining the firm's Partnership, stating, "We are thrilled to welcome Liz to our team. Her impressive track record and deep knowledge of equity reward planning bolsters our incentives practice. With additional experience advising businesses transitioning to employee ownership and expertise with private scale-ups and high-growth companies, Liz's arrival is a valuable addition to the firm and further enhances our capability to work with all types of businesses throughout their life cycle, providing dynamic and solution-driven advice."

Daniel Naftalin, Partner and Head of the Employment department, added, "Liz's expertise and experience complement our existing capabilities. As we continue to navigate an ever-changing landscape of employment and incentives, Liz's insights will play a crucial role in helping our clients including those on their innovation journey who we support through Mishcon Future. Her appointment further strengthens the firm's  ability to deliver exceptional legal services and strategic guidance across all areas of equity reward and incentive planning and demonstrates our commitment to provide the strongest employment and incentives offering in the market. I'm delighted to have her on board."

Liz Hunter is an esteemed member of the Employee Ownership Association community and the Quoted Companies Alliance Share Scheme Experts Group. Furthermore, she is known for her contributions as an author and speaker, sharing her knowledge on the intricacies of executive and employee incentive plans, employee ownership trusts and venture capital tax reliefs. Read more about Liz Hunter's expertise.

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