Anna is a specialised non-contentious construction and engineering consultant in the Commercial Property department. She qualified in 1998 and prior to joining Kingsley Napley was a Partner and Head of Construction and Engineering at a West End firm.
Anna acts for a broad range of clients – developers, contractors, sub-contractors, consultants, purchasers, tenants and funds. She advises on all aspects of the documentation used in construction projects, including building contracts, professional appointments, collateral warranties, bank and surety bonds, insurance issues and on the construction aspects of development, lease and funding agreements. Anna's expertise and opinion in her specialist areas have frequently been sought by the professional press and by leading publishers and she is well regarded as an expert in her field.
Areas of expertise
- Construction aspects of development finance (acting for the lender or the borrower)
- Construction aspects of property agreements such as agreements for lease, licences to alter
- Construction due diligence in respect of asset purchases that come with the benefit of construction documentation
- Drafting building contracts, professional appointments, construction warranties and performance security documents for new build/refurbishment of commercial and residential space
- Dealing with contractors on the drafting, negotiation and completion of engineering contracts for the construction/fit out of industrial spaces
Publications and press
- Volume 6 (Building and Building Contracts) Halsburys Laws of England 2018 reissue (LexisNexis Butterworths) (Consultant Editor)
- Delay Clauses in International Construction Contracts (Kluwer 2010) (co-author)
- Volume 5 (Building and Engineering Contracts) Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents (2004) (LexisNexis Butterworths) (Key Contributor).
- Volume 38(1) (2006) and the Volume 38(3) (2007) (Sale of Land) (LexisNexis Butterworths) (Key Contributor).
Professional societies and memberships
- Society of Construction Law
- Law Society
Anna enjoys spending time with her family, taking exotic vacations and the theatre.