English courts versus institutional arbitration: how do they compare in their approach to virtual hearings?
2 July 2020
Anna has acted in several high-profile, high-value, and complex cases, including 32 challenges to arbitral awards; a multi-party commercial dispute involving freezing injunctions, allegations of fraud, and satellite litigation; and a claim brought in the Cayman Islands involving UN sanctions, letters of request, Libyan law, and a receivership application.
Prior to joining Stewarts, Anna has gained extensive legal and commercial experience in private practice firms (e.g. Herbert Smith Freehills and Eversheds) and in-house (e.g. at Renaissance Capital, Vienna Insurance Group, and OMV).
Clients have described her as a “very practical lawyer”, with “a great ability in distilling the critical issues from a great mass of facts and documents”, and as responding “very quick (…) in a comprehensive manner”.
She has also been described as “always enthusiastic and responsive”.
In International Arbitration, Anna has:
In Commercial and Competition litigation, Anna has:
Anna joined Stewarts’ Commercial Litigation team as a paralegal in January 2016 before starting her training contract in September the same year. She qualified in September 2018.
Prior to this, Anna completed her degree in English and European Law at Queen Mary University London and Università di Bologna in 2014 then achieved a distinction at BPP Law School in 2015.
During university, Anna wrote articles for Queen Mary University’s legal journal and its cultural magazine. More recently, she worked on translating a book about Carinthia’s contemporary history.
Anna also holds internal talks about important legal and commercial developments.
Anna grew up in Austria and has also lived and studied in France, England, and Italy.
She is very passionate about travelling, food, and all aspects of culture. She studied classical ballroom dancing to an advanced level, has recently completed a course on art forgeries at the Royal Academy and is enrolled in the Austrian Wine Academy and the Austrian Club London.