Purvi Parekh, the founder of Anakiya, is externally recognised and recommended for her sector and industry expertise by clients and leading forums and publications including Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, The Whos Who of Telecoms Regulatory Lawyers, SuperLawyers and The Whos Who of Business Lawyers.
"Purvi is one of a rare breed of commercial lawyers who brings a fully rounded approach to any transaction without being superficial. In addition to her extensive knowledge of the telecoms sector combined with her commercial insight and track record, what continually marks Purvi out is her absolute commitment, no-nonsense advice and her ability to deliver a clear drafting and strong negotiation style that doesn’t tie the business up in legalese. Plus she always works in close alignment to the collective goals of the future of our business which we really value"
Chris Gawn, General Counsel and Company Secretary, CityFibre
"We consider ourselves extremely fortunate to have found Purvi. Her ability to quickly familiarise herself with even the most technical subject matter is remarkable. Her work ethic and professionalism are extraordinary. Her strategic insights have already become invaluable to us as an Executive Team. And she is extremely passionate about our company. I would not hesitate to recommend her"
(Alex Salter, CEO, SamKnows)
“When working with Purvi she becomes part of my extended team, bringing a deep subject matter expertise but also an ethos of client commitment which helps to develop key relationships quickly. I greatly value Purvi's ability to provide strategic advice combined with her ability to think commercially.”
(Sarah Spooner, Head of Legal, Vodafone)
“Purvi is a client focused and results oriented lawyer with exceptional technical skills. She is personable and knowledgeable and a delight to work with.”
(Gigi Cheah, Asia IP and technology group at Norton Rose)
"I worked with Purvi on a major telecommunications network outsourcing deal. Her advice thorough and effective was key to closing the transaction. Purvi combines a great legal mind with vast understanding of commercial/business issues . All of this in addition to her excellent communications skills puts her at the top of her industry."
(Hannibal Latuff, General Attorney)
"Purvi was contracted by my company as our head legal counsel. However, she provides far more than a legal service, offering a great deal of strategic advice and direction across everything we do. Purvi is also warm and engaging and entirely able to work effectively with a broad range of people."
(Ben Roome, CEO, Digital Mobile Spectrum Limited)
“Purvi is not only an excellent technician, she sees the bigger picture and knows where to focus her energy to ensure her clients get the best results.”
(Danelle Dinsdale, Director at Crown Fibre Holdings Limited)
"Purvi is a fantastic advisor in the broadest sense. Not only is she a talented lawyer, but she is also pragmatic, commercial and fully immersed in the telecoms and technology sectors. She is patient and supportive but also identifies the key issues and opportunities for change and innovation."
(Elle Todd, Partner, Olswang (now CMS))
“Purvi and I have worked on a regulatory project with global scale. I could rely on Purvi being a very knowledgeable lawyer with an ability to pitch her consultative style at a diverse audience. She mixes a strong legal and analytical background with a very good level of business awareness.”
Senior regulatory lawyer, Cable & Wireless
“Purvi is an excellent telecoms lawyer who commands the trust and admiration of her clients and colleagues alike (and somehow manages to keep smiling throughout!)”
Senior Partner (formerly @ Olswang (now CMS))
"...very responsive, very commercially savvy" practitioner with "great industry knowledge." She advises on a range of telecommunications projects, including outsourcing and procurement.
(Chambers & Partners 2016)
"....[the] 'knowledgeable and personable’ Purvi Parekh leads the telecoms front.... Parekh provides advice to Vodafone on numerous matters, including its MVNO relationships"
Legal 500 2015/16
"..a brilliant telecoms and commercial lawyer with an uncanny ability to get to the heart of an issue and to suggest appropriate measures to resolve it".
(Chambers & Partners 2013)
"...Sources praise [Purvi Parekh's] negotiating skills. Purvi Parekh advised Cable & Wireless on the rolling out of mobile services in Costa Rica".
Chambers & Partners 2012
"The 'incredibly switched on' Purvi Parekh 'catches on to new ideas and technology quickly, understands the risks and has a way of gaining concensus in negotiations'...."
Chambers & Partners 2008
"Purvi Parekh has won a reputation, particularly for advice to Colt during Ofcom's strategic review. Parekh is described by clients as "responsive and a pleasure to work with".
Legal 500 2008
Purvi Parekh is admired for her regulatory expertise. She is described by clients as "commercial and realistic in her advice, sensitive to client needs and always able to mitigate risks associated with issues"
Chambers & Partners 2007