Anna accepts briefs in criminal and quasi criminal matters (including OH&S prosecutions and inquiries), common law, public law and employment law matters.
Anna regularly appears in a broad range of criminal law matters in the Magistrates’ Court, the County Court, the Supreme Court, and the Court of Appeal. She has also appeared as junior counsel in the Federal Court (in the Employment and Industrial Relations National Practice Area), and in the regulatory sphere before ASIC and the National Sports Tribunal. Anna is available to provide written advice, and has experience in drafting written cases for the Court of Appeal
Prior to coming to the bar, Anna was a solicitor advocate at the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia for two years, and then performed the same role at Matthew White and Associates for 18 months.
In her time at the Aboriginal Legal Service Anna undertook many Magistrates’ Court contests, pleas, and bail applications, and appeared as sole counsel in two District Court jury trials. At Matthew White and Associates, Anna continued to appear regularly in the Magistrates’ Court, as well as appearing in County Court pleas and Supreme Court bail applications.
Anna holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne. While studying her Juris Doctor Anna worked as a legal research assistant for boutique employment law firm Justitia, and tutored classes of undergraduate students in the University of Melbourne’s Arts faculty.
In the final year of her JD, Anna undertook a semester of study at Georgetown University’s Center for Transnational Legal Studies, and competed as a member of CTLS’s VIS moot team in Vienna on the topics of international contract and sales law and commercial arbitration.
Anna read with Chris Carr SC and Neill Murdoch QC is her senior mentor.
From 8 May 2020, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.