- Clitheroe Royal Grammar School
- St John's College, Cambridge University- MA (Cantab)
- MMU - BVC
- Secretary of the Manchester Regional FLBA Committee
- Family Law Bar Association
- Northern Circuit
Anna completed a family law pupillage with Louise Bancroft at Deans Court Chambers and thereafter practised in both civil and family work for several years. Anna has built a busy and thriving practice specialising in family law. Anna has a personable and pragmatic approach, which she puts to good effect both inside and outside the courtroom.
Anna is well regarded in the area of public law children’s work and also undertakes more complex private law children’s cases. She regularly acts for local authorities, parents and children all over the North West. Anna has experience of complex and unusual cases, findings of fact hearings and cases involving serious sexual abuse, non- accidental injury, emotional abuse, domestic violence and parental neglect and substance misuse. Anna has acted in contested proceedings involving issues of international relocation.