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Anna Markham is a specialist in company, commercial, financial services and insolvency law, with a busy caseload of litigation and advisory work. She has conducted a wide range of cases including commercial, banking and investor litigation, shareholder disputes and claims by and against officeholders. She also has particular expertise – as a former member of the Attorney General’s civil panel of Counsel (2002-2009) – in conducting litigation for and against Government departments (including directors’ disqualification proceedings). A sophisticated and hard-hitting advocate, Anna is known for her outstanding grasp of the technical detail, underpinned by her previous training as a chartered accountant.

Professional Memberships

ACA, 1995. ADR Group accredited civil and commercial mediator, 2013. Member of COMBAR. Member of the Chancery Bar Association (and, since July 2019, its Honorary Secretary).


Anna has contributed to Annotated Companies Legislation (3rd edition, Oxford University Press, 2013) and Butterworths Practical Insolvency. She is one of the authors of the forthcoming 4th edition of Walters & Davis-White on Directors’ Disqualification & Insolvency Restrictions (Sweet & Maxwell), and is a regular contributor to Practical Law Corporate.


• MA (Oxon): Philosophy, Politics &; Economics • Dip.Law, City University • Scholar of Lincoln’s Inn and of Worcester College, Oxford.