Anika Chandra


Anika is a partner at Shoosmiths, where she advises clients on all aspects of employee incentives, including the design and implementation of share plans and cash bonus arrangements, the impact of corporate transactions on share plans and reporting and other compliance obligations.

Anika trained at CMS Cameron McKenna, before moving to Allen & Overy and then to Stephenson Harwood LLP. She joined Shoosmiths in August 2019.  She is described by clients in Chambers & Partners as being â??responsive, direct and clear in her adviceâ?? and is ranked as â??Up and Comingâ?.  She is also ranked as a â??Rising Starâ? in Legal 500 . In recent editions of Legal 500, she has been described by clients as â??very thorough and preciseâ?? and â??excellentâ??.

Anika enjoys a high profile in the share plan industry, regularly speaking at events like the ProShare Employee Share Plans conference and at ProShare focus groups.  She also sits on the Executive Committee and on the Corporate Governance  and Regulatory Committee of the Share Plan Lawyers Group.