Ann has previously practiced in property, immigration and commercial law in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch since first working as a Barrister and Solicitor in the 1990s. Being exposed to a formative education and living in Singapore and Malaysia with her Asian family during the 1970s and into the 1980s, as well as family military connections, Anne was also fortunate to have travelled as a child extensively through a number of countries such as America, Singapore, India, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, China and Russia, and this sparked an interest in travel, migrant law, and trade.

Some of Anne’s career highlights include working with the Law Reform, Human Rights and Charities Commission in both constitutional, public and international law matters. She has in addition worked as research counsel for judiciary and Queen’s Counsel providing legal advice and preparing briefs, and court submissions for the High and Supreme Courts, and professionally engaged to assist on Supreme Court matters by former senior law associates of Chen Palmer – Law; statutory interpretation, litigation. Anne has also worked directly to former NZ Police Commissioners, working in conjunction with US authorities and current associates of the practice include former NZ CIB Police staff, now leading investigation companies able to work on complex criminal and immigration matters nationwide.