Anna has over twenty years’ experience in the communications sector. Her experience spans a wide and diverse range of matters including heavily-negotiated high-value sales transactions, large-scale procurement projects, product development and regulatory work. Anna is often retained on projects involving international network development and roll-outs, including submarine, terrestrial and mobile. She also routinely advises network operators on network sales (capacity/fibre) and on interconnect/peering/correspondent arrangements and advises service providers on value-added, messaging and location-based services.
Anna’s clients are spread across Europe, Asia and Africa and include submarine cable owner/operators, a north African incumbent, large national and international network operators, a 4G mobile operator, a pan-African capacity wholesaler, superfast broadband providers and advanced service providers. She also acts as advisor to one of the largest next generation submarine cable networks.
Prior to joining Keystone Law, Anna spent four years as Senior Commercial Counsel with WorldCom (Verizon) with responsibility for supporting the roll-out of the company’s international network and all network-related sales transactions, she acted as in-house lawyer to submarine cable system Gemini (a WorldCom/C&W joint venture) and held Head of Legal positions at Abovenet and ISP, Easynet.
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
|2008||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2005-2006||AboveNet Communications | Head of Legal|
|2002-2004||Easynet | UK Head of Legal|
|2000-2002||Olswang | Solicitor|
|1997-2000||Verizon Business | Senior Commercial Counsel|
|1994-1997||Coudert Brothers | Trainee Solicitor then Solicitor|
|1996||Qualified as a Solicitor|