Newcastle Law Firm Mincoffs Solicitors is pleased to announce that Anna Allen has joined its Commercial team, after completing her training contract at the firm and successfully qualifying as a solicitor. Anna’s appointment demonstrates Mincoffs’ continuing commitment to growth; the firm have recently seen an influx of new staff and the team is going from strength to strength.
Since joining in September 2016, Anna has become a valued member of the Commercial team. She will work on a wide range of commercial contracts with a particular focus on data protection and privacy law issues, which will enable her to fully utilise her previous experience in working in information governance roles in central government and the public sector.
Prior to joining the firm, Anna held information governance roles in central government and the healthcare sector. Anna also worked in commercial contract roles in industries covering gaming, media monitoring and software development. Her experience includes working on a variety of commercial contracts in a listed international online gaming and betting company and dealing with various aspects of information law in a large North East NHS organisation.
Anna graduated with an Upper Second Class Honours degree in Law from Nottingham Trent University and attained distinction in the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in London. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Musicology and a post-graduate diploma in Promotion and Advertising.
Anna commented “I am delighted to have successfully completed my training contract with Mincoffs and I am over the moon to remain with the firm after qualifying. I am lucky to have undertaken my training with some of the top lawyers in their fields and I am very excited to continue my career at the firm.”
Head of Commercial, Antony Hall added “We are thrilled that Anna has qualified as a solicitor in the Commercial team at Mincoffs. She brings a wealth of commercial experience from her previous roles and adds an extra dimension to the firm’s data protection and privacy offering. We look forward to supporting Anna as she develops her expertise in this important area of law.”