Anna has 20 years of experience in the communications sector, with a particular focus on international network development. She is routinely engaged on subsea/terrestrial network roll-out projects across Europe, Asia and Africa.
Anna drafts and negotiates complex project documentation including construction and maintenance/landing party agreements and marine supply contracts as well as advising on regulatory/licensing issues. She is also retained on heavily negotiated high-value sales transactions, large-scale procurement projects, product development and regulatory work.
Anna’s client base in spread across Europe, Africa and Asia and includes one of the largest next-generation submarine cable networks, other consortium and private systems, north African and Middle Eastern Tier 1 carriers, large national and international network operators, a 4G mobile operator, a pan-African capacity wholesaler, superfast broadband providers and advanced service providers.
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 was also an in-house lawyer with submarine cable system Gemini (a WorldCom/C&W joint venture) and held Head of Legal positions at Abovenet and Easynet.
|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|