HoganLovells - City of London
After qualifying as a UK solicitor, Anja worked for over a decade at the leading City law firm HoganLovells specialising in corporate and commercial law.
Al Tamimi - Dubai
On moving to join Al Tamimi in Dubai, Anja practiced corporate and commercial law and also co-founded the well-established family business practice at the firm.
For the last decade, Anja has been advising a respected local business family as in-house counsel with responsibility for all contentious and non-contentious legal affairs for the family business. She has also garnered extensive arbitration experience acting as an independent arbitrator during that time.
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
Anja is admitted to the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP) and is a Chartered Marketer in the Chartered Institute of Marketing. She is also admitted to the Chartered Institute of Linguists as a Translator.
Anja is a German national and is bilingual in English and German. She also speaks French, Dutch and Spanish fluently.
Anja always seeks to bring a commercial and practical approach to arbitration disputes to ensure an efficient and equitable process and outcome for the parties.
Anja sits as an arbitrator on a range of regional real estate, corporate and commercial disputes.
Anja also represents parties including buyers, developers, suppliers or customers in real estate, commercial and corporate matters.
During her time at Al Tamimi and in her role as general counsel to a large regional family-owned conglomerate, Anja has built up an in-depth knowledge of corporate, litigation, property and family business legal matters.
DIAC and DIFC-LCIA Registered Arbitrator
Anja is registered as an arbitrator with both the Dubai International Financial Center DIFC and the Dubai International Arbitration Centre DIFC-LCIA.
Postgraduate Degree in Law from the University of Law in London
Master of Arts MA in Modern and Mediaeval Languages from Cambridge University
Master of Arts MA in European Business Management from Cranfield University
Diploma in Financial Strategy from the Open University
Diploma in Foundations from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
Recent Independent Arbitrator Courses
DIAC 40 – Young Practitioners The New DIAC Rules 2018 (Dubai)
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Fellowship Programme (M3)
Negotiation Dynamics INSEAD
Techniques for Handling International Arbitration Cases DIAC
Oxford University Press ‘Trusts and Trustees’ (ISSN 1363-1780) ‘Waqfs and Trusts: a Comparative Study’