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Annie Powell


Annie is a specialist employment and discrimination lawyer

Annie is a partner 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.

What the directories say

Annie Powell is an exceptionally capable lawyer with a superb grasp of the legal intricacies of her areas as well as a keen eye for the practicalities.

Legal 500 2024

What people say

“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

Legal expertise

Annie 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.

What the directories say

Annie provides a flawless service, support, kindness and advice. She has a strategist's brain with laser-like tenacity.

Chambers and partners 2024

Annie Powell in the news

She's absolutely outstanding in every respect; she's extremely supportive.

Chambers and partners 2021