Gough Square Chambers

Anna Medvinskaia

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Practice Areas

Specialist in consumer and regulatory law, including electronic commerce, unfair trading, misleading and comparative advertising, civil aviation and financial disputes. Particular expertise in EU consumer law, the primary authority scheme and judicial reviews. Regularly acts for major retailers, finance providers, public bodies and charities.

Recent cases include acting for the Civil Aviation Authority in Jet 2.com v Civil Aviation Authority [2020] EWCA Civ 35 and representing a major online platform in proceedings regarding novel issues of EU consumer law.

Career

Teaches EU Law at the London School of Economics; worked as a visiting professional at the European Commission and as a consultant for the United Nations. Read law at the London School of Economics and at the University of Cambridge.

Professional Memberships

Bar European Group; Young Public Lawyers' Group; Food Law Group; Bar Council's EU Law Committee

Publications

Author of Advertising and Travel Law chapters in ‘Consumer and Trading Standards: Law and Practice’ (‘the Pink Book’) (LexisNexis, 2019)

Contributing editor to ‘The Encyclopedia of Financial Services Law’ (Sweet & Maxwell, 2018)

Case reports in the International Law Reports, Cambridge University Press (Nos. 148 and 149)

Personal

Fluent in English, Russian and Swedish. Working knowledge of French.