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Annie Powell

Associate solicitor

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Annie Powell is an exceptional legal mind and strategist. She will leave no stone unturned and her commitment to her clients is admirable. Her skill wins cases long before they ever need to see the inside of an employment tribunal. – Legal 500 2020
Annie is an associate solicitor in the employment and discrimination team.
 
Annie is a leading practitioner in employment status and gig economy litigation representing Uber drivers in their successful Employment Tribunal claim in 2016 and subsequently in the Court of Appeal and now the Supreme Court. She also represented 50 Deliveroo riders in their claim for employment rights which settled in 2018 for a material sum. 
 
Annie also represents individuals across a broad range of sectors and roles, including acting for doctors and consultants both in the NHS and private practice, for senior executives working in financial services, hospitality, marketing and IT, retail workers and local authority employees including refuse workers and housing officers. She has worked on the following types of cases: 
 
 
Annie trained at a City law firm, qualifying as a solicitor in 2011. She was identified as a 'rising star' in the 2020 edition of Legal 500.

Annie Powell in the news

  • Meet the British Lawyer Taking on Deliveroo and Uber on Workers’ Rights. YouTube 
  • Law Gazette’s “Lawyer in the News” – Annie Powell Law Society Gazette 9.7.18 
  • The biggest legal crisis facing Uber started with a pile of vomit Wired 13.6.18 
  • BBC Documentary: Meet the teens taking on Deliveroo BBC 13.10.17

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Feedback from clients

“you were so professional and committed to the cause - an absolute gem… I couldn’t have hoped for a better person on my side...” 

“all sorted thanks to you!!! Many many thanks indeed!  I am enormously grateful!!!! You are wonderful!” - Feedback from client in 2019

Accreditations

  • Legal 500 Rising Star

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