Anna Greenley > Chambers of Andrew Burns KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Andrew Burns KC
Devereux
QUEEN ELIZABETH BUILDING, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9BS
England

Career

Anna is an accomplished advocate specialising in employment, regulatory and commercial litigation/professional negligence. She is known for being proactive, thorough and approachable, taking a commercial and practical approach that is highly valued by her clients.

Appearing in high value/complex employment litigation at first instance and on appeal, Anna practises across the full spectrum of employment matters including business protection, remuneration disputes, whistleblowing, equal pay, industrial relations, TUPE and discrimination. Drawing upon her professional experience prior to coming to the Bar, she is particularly sought after by financial and professional services clients, those working in the technology sector and for cases with a cross-border and/or regulatory angle.

Memberships

ELBA, ELA, COMBAR, PNBA

Education

BPP, Bar Vocational Course

BPP, Graduate Diploma in Law

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants – Certificate in Business Accounting

Bloomberg Market Concepts certified

Durham University BA(Hons) Geography

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Employment

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 5

Anna Greenley – Devereux  ‘Anna has an incredible grasp of the law and always provides advice of the highest standard. Anna’s advocacy skills are particularly impressive, as she is able to communicate her arguments succinctly and eloquently, resulting in positive outcomes.

A top-class chambers with a stellar team‘, Devereux is sought out by blue-chip multinationals, leading trade unions and governments for major employment disputes; and the set’s members have enviable appellate practices, frequently appearing before both the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. Recent activity for chambers includes Covid-19 related employment cases, including the emerging area of furlough fraud, substantial industrial relations cases, and worker status-related instructions for which chambers is particularly well known. Members are also increasingly undertaking investigations, with Bruce Carr KC and senior junior Anna Greenley instructed in an internal investigation into culture at the Royal College of Nursing, which addresses concerns about decision making and accountability, including issues of sexual harassment, discrimination and senior staff terminations. Alice Mayhew KC is a 2022 silk appointment.