Orrick Expands London Tech Team


  • Anna Humphrey has joined the firm as a partner in London focused on Employee Incentives and Executive Compensation.
  • She is the 11th partner addition to Orrick’s London office since 2020.
  • Anna joins Orrick from Taylor Wessing and will be part of the firm’s tech practice, which has ranked #1 in Europe for 5+ years.

“We are thrilled to have Anna join our team, which is experiencing client demand in London and globally at its highest levels. The war for talent is the most important issue in the European tech ecosystem today, and Anna will provide stellar strategic advice to our company and investor clients,” said Shawn Atkinson.

Anna advises on the full range of employee incentive matters, including structuring and implementing the equity incentive arrangements of private and public companies and multinational groups. She also has extensive experience supporting venture-backed companies and their investors throughout their lifecycle and regularly advises on strategic M&A transactions and IPO mandates.

Anna notes: “Orrick is the dominant global tech platform – a position they have earned through innovative approaches to clients’ business issues. I am delighted to be joining this high-performing team.”

Orrick is the #1 venture capital law firm in Europe – for 23 consecutive quarters, according to Pitchbook's third quarter 2021 report. The firm advises over 3,000 technology companies and 50 unicorns.