Anna Kirk

Present Position

Barrister, Arbitrator and Adjudicator

Personal Summary

Dr Anna Kirk is a barrister at Bankside Chambers, specialising in commercial and investment arbitration. Anna regularly sits as an arbitrator and an adjudicator in commercial and construction cases. She is a Fellow of AMINZ and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; she is also a member of the AMINZ Council. Anna has a PhD in Public International Law from the University of Cambridge and spent a number of years practising international arbitration at Herbert Smith LLP in London, prior to returning to New Zealand in 2011. Anna co-lectures the international arbitration LLM course at the University of Auckland and is a contributing author to Williams and Kawharu on Arbitration.