Before coming to the Bar, Anna was a Senior Lawyer at the Australian Government Solicitor. Anna acted for the Commonwealth in large litigation matters, including the international investor-state arbitration and World Trade Organisation proceedings concerning Australia’s tobacco plain packaging legislation. Anna was also seconded to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
Anna was previously an associate to the Honourable Justice Keane AC, at the Federal Court of Australia and the Queensland Court of Appeal, and to the Honourable Chief Justice Michael Black AC at the Federal Court of Australia.
Anna has a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School, where she studied as a Lionel Murphy Scholar, and degrees in Arts and Law with first class honours from the University of Queensland.
Anna read with Claire Harris and her senior mentor is Peter Gray QC.
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