Abbiss Cadres strengthens employee incentives practice with Baker Mckenzie hire

24 April 2017 | Rebecca Foley

Multi-disciplinary HR specialist Abbiss Cadres is delighted to announce that it has strengthened its practice with the addition of new partner, Alasdair Friend.

Alasdair joins Abbiss Cadres from international law firm Baker McKenzie and has over 20 years’ experience as an employee benefits lawyer.  Alasdair brings expertise across the range of employee incentives issues, including establishing share plans and management equity inventive arrangements, and employee taxation generally.

Alasdair will work alongside tax partner Bina Gayadien, and other colleagues in the firm’s employment, pensions and tax practices.

Abbiss Cadres’ Managing Partner, Guy Abbiss, commented:

“Attracting a practitioner of Alasdairs calibre says a lot for the team we have built at Abbiss Cadres. Alasdairs expertise in share based incentives and cross-border employment taxation in the broadest sense is a perfect addition to bring further depth to our well established practices.”

Alasdair Friend commented:

“I am delighted to join Abbiss Cadres LLP as a new compensation and benefits partner. I look forward to working with my colleagues to grow and develop the firm’s equity compensation practice as an integral part of its multi-disciplinary client service.”

For further information please contact Guy Abbiss on 0203 051 5711.


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Rebecca Foley
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