Anna is a specialist criminal practitioner and experienced advocate, prosecuting and defending all types of criminal offences, with a specialism in sexual offences.
Having built up a successful Crown Court practice, in 2007 Anna took a career break to raise her family, during which time she was a Visiting Lecturer at the College of Law and a CILEx Criminal Law tutor. She returned to full time practice at the Bar in 2015 and is regularly instructed in criminal cases of the most serious nature including in relation to assault & violent crime, murder and manslaughter, drugs, fraud and sexual offences.
Anna has extensive experience of dealing with defendants and witnesses with mental health issues and other vulnerabilities and has conducted numerous s.28 cases (pre-recorded cross-examination).
She prosecutes and defends cases involving large volumes of technical evidence and has experience of dealing with expert witnesses in a range of fields.
R v KS & Others – defence counsel in high profile kidnap case, representing vulnerable defendant who was acquitted after four-week trial
R v AB – junior prosecution counsel in domestic violence murder case
R v GM – representing a young man charged with causing death by dangerous driving who was acquitted following a trial involving expert evidence
1992-1995 LLB Hons, University College London
1995-1996 Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law
Member of Lincoln’s Inn
CPS Panel of Rape Advocates
Criminal Bar Association
Wales and Chester Circuit