Pinsent Masons appoints Fleur Benns as new Share Plans & Incentives legal director

08 Oct 2018 | 09:52 am | 1 min. read

International law firm Pinsent Masons has strengthened its Reward offering with the appointment of Fleur Benns to the firm’s Share Plans & Incentives team, into its London Crown Place head office.

Fleur, who joins from Bird & Bird where she is a Legal Director, has extensive experience advising listed and private companies, including investee companies of VC funds, on structuring tax efficient forms of share incentives and the drafting, implementation and day to day operation of all forms of executive and broad-based share plans.  Fleur works with UK and overseas companies on the roll out of international share plans and the share plans aspects of corporate transactions. 

Lynette Jacobs, who leads Pinsent Masons’ Share Plans & Incentives team, said, “I look forward to welcoming Fleur to the firm.  Fleur joins at a time of growth for our market-leading team and her recruitment, as an additional senior team member based in London, will add strength and breadth to our full service share plans & incentives offering, enabling us to cement our position further and capitalise on opportunities. Fleur’s experience will be of great value to our current and future clients.”

Commenting on the appointment, Linda Jones, Head of Employment & Reward at Pinsent Masons, said, “With the continued focus on executive remuneration, corporate governance and workforce pay and the development of our multi-disciplinary Reward+ offering, combining the skill sets of share plans, tax, pensions, employment and corporate governance, we remain committed to expanding our team with talented individuals who can make a significant contribution to our vision of being recognised as an international market leader in share plans and reward in the energy, technology and financial services sectors.  We are very pleased that Fleur will be joining us.”

Fleur Benns said, “I am delighted to be joining the Pinsent Masons Share Plans & Incentives team. The strength of the team and its plans for continued growth makes it the obvious choice for the next stage in my career and  I am looking forward to working with my new national and international colleagues to help the team achieve its goals.”

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