Before coming to the bar in May 2020, 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 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.
Since coming to the bar in May 2020, Anna has appeared 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 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 is reading with Chris Carr and Neill Murdoch QC is her senior mentor.
From 8 May 2020, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.