Anita joins Chambers from Bright Line Law after five years at the firm.
Originally from Australia, Anita qualified after a year as a Judge’s Associate in the Supreme Court of Queensland. She was a solicitor from 2011 in private and government practice, with her early years spent at a prominent criminal and human rights firm defending vulnerable clients and gaining exposure to death in custody inquests.
She defends and prosecutes across the range of Chambers’ practice areas and has experience in civil proceeds of crime matters.
Alongside her general crime practice, Anita has a strong financial crime interest and advises on anti-money laundering investigations and regulatory requirements, suspicious activity reporting and account freezing. She also advises on the United Kingdom’s financial sanctions regime.
Anita is a contributor to the Lloyd’s Law Reports: Financial Crime and co-author of a book on the Criminal Finances Act 2017 with Jonathan Fisher QC. She has been appointed to the Legal Advisory Panel of an NGO, Global Legal Action Network (GLAN).
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