As director of people, risk and standards, Anu Kapila works within the senior leadership team to assist the firm with its people agenda and its compliance and regulatory framework. She has a specific responsibility for ensuring that the firm attracts, retains and develops exceptional individuals and maintains a compliance culture in order to achieve the highest standards of behaviour.

After qualifying as a solicitor, Anu gained extensive experience working in practice with a focus on commercial litigation and in-house consultancy. As part of her compliance roles, Anu supports internal stakeholders in their efforts to embrace risk and compliance policy. She also has a wider interest in how the training and development of solicitors is linked to the way in which the legal profession delivers excellent client care and maintains a quality standard in its work.

Anu has previously been a member of the SRA’s Risk and Compliance Committee and since 2015 is a member of the Law Society’s accreditation appeals panel.