has over 20 years of experience working with lawyers, both as a fee earner and in business services as Head of Learning & Development.
She is also a qualified Business Coach having graduated from the WABC accredited Meyler Campbell, Business Coach programme.
Ann's main area of focus for her
coaching practice is around supporting high performing individuals through successful career transitions, for example, from Senior Associate to Partner, moving in-house for the first time, taking on a new leadership role, or applying for Silk.
is passionate about supporting female lawyers navigate their way to successful and fulfilling careers, in order to help address the current gender imbalance at the top of the legal profession.
As a member of the Sherwood Bar Group Ann also provides valuable support for barristers and solicitors applying for silk or judicial appointment, in both cases at application stage as well as preparation for interview and selection days.
12 years as Head of Learning & Development, first at SJ Berwin
and then at Baker & McKenzie
is able to draw upon her
broad experience to add value to a wide variety of talent management and learning & development initiatives as consultant, coach, mentor or facilitator depending on the client's needs.
During her time at SJ Berwin, Ann also created the first Masters in Law with Business (MA) programme jointly with BPP to enable trainees to complete a Masters qualification including a client project whilst qualifying as a solicitor.