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Anna Dews is a solicitor in the public law team, who completed her training contract at Leigh Day in September 2016.

Anna works with Rosa Curling and Rowan Smith in a team which specialises in judicial review claims. Anna’s work focuses on human rights issues and environmental protection. Specifically, she has experience of advising clients in relation to freedom of information, privacy, climate change and discrimination. Anna is regularly instructed by local and national campaign groups as well as more established NGOs.

She has worked on a number of cases challenging cuts to public services as a result of austerity, including to the NHS and to the provision of social housing. She has successfully challenged CCG policies preventing access for same-sex couples to IVF treatment and policies denying young transgender peoples’ access to fertility preservation. She is also instructed by a number of different groups challenging licences granted to companies allowing them to frack as well challenges to injunction which impact on civil society’s right to protest.

Before joining Leigh Day in 2014, Anna studied Law with Spanish at the University of Sheffield.

Cases on which Anna has worked include:

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