Price Bailey appoints qualified lawyer as Partner

Price Bailey have announced the appointment of Anna Harvey as Partner with effect from 1 April 2019, bringing the total number of partners to 30 across ten offices.

As the UK’s first accountancy firm to form an alternative business structure, Price Bailey is now proud to have a qualified lawyer as a partner for the first time following Anna’s appointment.

Anna heads up Price Bailey’s Legal Services team having joined in 2015. Previously she worked in private practice as an employment lawyer and successfully set up her own law firm. Recognising the value of working within a wider accountancy practice, Anna quickly grew the legal services function, establishing strong client relationships and as a result was promoted internally facilitating her progression and approval to partnership.

With her team’s expertise, Price Bailey is able to provide a number of key and valuable services to its clients, complementing the services provided by Price Bailey as a whole. The legal services team offer employment and HR advice, immigration advice and assistance with commercial disputes – it is an offering that has proved attractive to clients and allows a ‘one stop’ solution. Anna’s promotion further cements the firm’s commitment for its clients to have access to specialists in legal services whilst also showing its support and empowerment of women in leadership.

Anna has also been involved in a number of key internal people projects at Price Bailey including ‘Smart Working’, its innovative flexible working initiative, and ‘PB Inspires’, a programme that engages partners and employees with local schools with a disproportionate number of pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Martin Clapson, Managing Director, said: “Our firm is growing rapidly in all divisions, including Legal Services, and this success is largely down to our dedicated and enthusiastic people. Anna has shown a great deal of commitment to Price Bailey and this appointment is in recognition of her high level of enthusiasm and technical expertise. She is a valuable asset to Price Bailey showing great skill in tailoring a service to reflect the client needs, providing sound pragmatic advice and support”.

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