Anna graduated from Leeds University with an upper second-class degree in Law with European Law and studied the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, London. Anna was articled with Nabarro Nathanson and qualified in 1998.
Anna is a respected authority on the law relating to construction and engineering. Acting for a broad range of clients – developers, contractors, sub-contractors, consultants, purchasers, tenants and funds – she advises on all aspects of the documentation used in construction projects, including building contracts, professional appointments, collateral warranties, bank and surety bonds, insurance issues and on the construction aspects of development, lease and funding agreements. Anna’s expertise and opinion in her specialist areas have frequently been sought by the professional press and by leading publishers. She has written for construction, engineering and legal journals and is a key contributor to the 2004 reissue of Volume 5 (Building and Engineering Contracts) of the Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents and to the 2006 reissue of Volume 38(1) and the 2007 reissue of Volume 38(3) (Sale of Land) of the same publication (LexisNexis Butterworths). Anna was a principal contributor to the textbook “Delay Clauses in International Construction Contracts” (2010: Kluwer publishing). In 2018 Anna was appointed as Consultant Editor for Halsbury’s Laws of England reissue of volume 6 Building and Building Contracts (LexisNexis Butterworths).
Anna is a member of the Society of Construction Law (SCL) and of the Technology and Construction Solicitors Association (TeCSA). Anna has also taught construction law to junior lawyers at the College of Law.
Since 2016 Anna has won various awards including Construction Lawyer of 2016 and 2017 in the Women in Law Awards and won the category of Legal Services for the Best Business Women Awards in 2018, with a Silver award in the same category in 2021.