Call date: 2009
Areas of Practice
LLM: UCL (Distinction: Ranked 1st in year)
BVC: ICSL (Very Competent)
MA (Hons) Law: University of Cambridge (2:1)
Prince of Wales Scholarship (Major Award): Gray’s Inn
Experience and Expertise
Anna has a busy practice across the range of Chambers’ practice areas, with a particular emphasis on commercial and chancery matters and employment and discrimination claims.
Commercial and Chancery: Anna acts for claimants and defendants in a range of commercial and chancery matters including commercial contract disputes, insolvency matters and professional negligence claims.
In 2013 Anna was seconded to Carter-Ruck solicitors for six months, during which she primarily assisted the Commercial Litigation team. She developed particular expertise in banking and financial services litigation and worked on numerous high value claims against a number of major UK banks in relation to derivatives misselling.
Employment and Discrimination: Anna acts for claimants and both public and private sector respondents in all types of employment matters and is regularly instructed in multi-day hearings.
Anna recently represented the Respondent – a further education college – in a claim brought by a former employee for constructive unfair dismissal and direct discrimination and harassment on grounds of race. Following a seven-day hearing at Croydon Employment Tribunal, Anna secured judgment for the Respondent in relation to all heads of claim.
Anna joined Chambers in 2012 upon successful completion of her pupillage. Prior to joining Chambers Anna completed an LLM in Public Law and Media Law.
Before coming to the Bar, Anna interned at the Special Court for Sierra Leone and with the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in Washington DC. She debated for the University of Cambridge as an undergraduate, including at the World Universities Debating Championships, and was Director of Debating for the Cambridge Union Society.
Anna is a member of the Bar Pro Bono and Free Representation Units and will consider accepting instructions on a pro bono basis.