Anne obtained a BA (Hons) Law Degree from the College of Law, Chester in 1982 and began her training contract with J H Baxter qualifying as a Solicitor in 1986. Anne has over 25 years experience in Family Law and was made a Partner in 1992. Anne is the Lead Partner within the Firm's Family Department and deals with all aspects of the breakdown of relationships which has included acting for citizens of the European community and resident of the UK.
She deals with matters involving jointly owned assets and often complex commercial issues involving family companies, farming cases and disposal of pensions. Anne is recognised as the leading matrimonial solicitor in the region. In October 2020 Anne was announced as a finalist in the 'Legal Adviser of the Year' category in the Women in Law Awards, which showcases the achievements and innovations of women across all areas of legal practice in the UK.
Anne sits as a Deputy District Judge.