Anna Humphrey



Anna specialises in employee incentives and regularly advises clients particularly in the technology and life sciences sectors.

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 “combines technical and commercial strength” (Client Commentary, Chambers UK), and is recognised as a Highly Regarded Practitioner and Women in Tax Leader in the UK (ITR World Tax, 2023). Anna is also ranked by Chambers UK and recommended by Legal 500 UK for her Employee Share Schemes & Incentives expertise. Anna has strengthened the firms’ offering for venture capital clients and high-growth companies on employee share schemes, resulting in the Orrick being named as a Firm to Watch for Employee Share Schemes in the 2023 edition of Legal 500 UK.