Personal Profile

Anne is an Associate in the Commercial team. She has experience in advising on data and privacy issues and a wide range of IT and commercial contracts including IP licences and assignments, franchising, agency, distribution agreements and sponsorship agreements. Her clients extend across a number of sectors, with a focus on technology, sport, media and retail.

Anne is recommended for both franchising and sport in Legal 500. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and holds a CIPP/E certification. She also has an interest in the use of blockchain and artificial intelligence, and has a diploma in Fintech from the Säid Business School, University of Oxford.

She has appeared on the expert judging panel of a number of retail tech start-ups at Retail Week Live and has lectured at the London College of Fashion. In a previous role, she completed a secondment with Debenhams.

Key Experience

  • Advised a plc specialising in the provision of communications solutions in respect of its data protection obligations.  
  • Represented a global multi-channel retailer on a number of its commercial and technology contracts.
  • Acted for a governing body and organiser of the two major European rugby union club tournaments on the auctioning of sports media rights across multiple platforms.  
  • Advised a multiplatform television service on its carriage agreements and digital platform promotion obligations.

Career History

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, Simons Muirhead & Burton LLP
Trainee, Reed Smith LLP
University of Bristol, Classics

Articles and Publications

  • Incorporating e-commerce into your franchise system (Retail & Leisure International) May 2017
  • Diving into the EC’s draft ePrivacy Regulation: steps for online gambling operators (Online Gambling Lawyer) March 2017
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