Pat Saini, partner and head of immigration at Penningtons Manches, has been celebrated as one of the 100 most influential women in UK-India relations – a ranking produced by India Inc.
This year sees the third edition of the ranking and for the first time it focuses on gender diversity, shining a light on some of the most influential women within the UK-India corridor. It recognises and celebrates the efforts of women who play a crucial role in making the UK-India partnership a truly winning one.
Launched in the House of Commons on the first day of UK-India Week by HE High Commissioner of India to the UK Ruchi Ghanshyam, the ranking comprises high profile relationship builders across the UK-India - corridor from politics, diplomacy and technology, thought leaders, business magnates, sustainability and environmental champions, pioneering professionals, cultural icons, legal leaders, food champions, regional strategists and social changemakers.
Speaking about the ranking, Rustam Dubash, partner and head of commercial dispute resolution and the India group at Penningtons Manches, said: “It was a wonderful event at the House of Commons launching UK-India Week and the 100 most influential women in UK-India relations. I’m very proud of my colleague Pat Saini. Her ranking is a testament to her hard work generating connections across the communities. She is an expert in her field, extremely professional in her conduct and achieves great results for her clients. And this is on top of her ranking as Professional of the Year 2018! She is a force to be reckoned with!”
Speaking of her inclusion in the list, Pat Saini said: “I’m thrilled to be named in this ranking of high profile UK-India women. It’s a privilege to even be considered. There is so much talent in the professional world – with many high achievers. I’m honoured and very grateful for the acknowledgement”.
To view the full list of the top 100 most influential in UK-India relations 2019, please click here.