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Anna Louise Christie

Anna Louise Christie

Department: Faculty of Law

Supervisor: Dr Marc Moore (Supervisor), Professor Simon Deakin (Adviser)

College: Trinity

AHRC Subject Area: Law

Title of Thesis: Activist Directors - A Longer-Term Perspective for Activist Hedge Funds

Corporate Governance

Comparative Company Law

Law and Economics

Mergers and Acquisitions

Corporate Finance

Employment Law


Biography:

Education

PhD Candidate in Law, Trinity College, University of Cambridge 

MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business

BCL (Distinction), Balliol College, University of Oxford

LLM, Harvard Law School

LLB (Hons) (Starred First Class Honours), Law with Accounting & Finance, University of Aberdeen

 

Bar Admissions

Solicitor and Notary Public in Scotland

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales

Attorney-at-Law in the State of New York

 

Awards

Clifford Chance Prize for Best Performance in Principles of Civil Procedure (Oxford BCL)

First in class for Corporate Governance: Current Topics and Theories (Harvard LLM)

ifs School of Finance Uni Investor Competition - First Prize Winner

Lyon Prize for Most Distinguished Graduate of the Year (Aberdeen University)

Cruickshank Prize for Best LLB (Honours) Graduate (Aberdeen LLB)

Edmond Prize for Best Performance in Criminal Law, Delict, Contract Law, Succession & Trusts, Property Law, Family Law and Conveyancing (Aberdeen LLB)

Society of Advocates Prize for Best Performance in Revenue Law (Aberdeen LLB)

Society of Advocates Prize for Best Performance in Evidence (Aberdeen LLB)

Society of Advocates Prize for Best Performance in Conveyancing (Aberdeen LLB)

DM Sutherland Memorial Prize for Best Performance in Forensic Medicine 1 and Forensic Medicine 2 (Aberdeen LLB)

George & Alexander Greig Prize for Best Performance in Property Law and Family Law (Aberdeen LLB)

James Craig Howie Memorial Prize for Best Performance in Property Law, Succession & Trusts, Commercial Law and Commercial Organisations (Aberdeen LLB)

Society of Advocates Prize for Best Performance in Commercial Organisations (Aberdeen LLB)

Society of Advocates Prize for Best Performance in Commercial Law (Aberdeen LLB)

Society of Advocates Prize for Best Performance in Succession & Trusts (Aberdeen LLB)

Society of Advocates Prize for Best Performance in Jurisprudence (Aberdeen LLB)

Green Prize for Best First Year Law Student (Aberdeen LLB)

James Craig Howie Memorial Prize for Best Performance in Criminal Law, Legal System & Method, Contract Law and Delict (Aberdeen LLB)

Society of Advocates Prize for Best Performance in Civil Liberties (Aberdeen LLB)

Society of Advocates Prize for Best Performance in Public Law (Aberdeen LLB)

Society of Advocates Prize for Best Performance in Private Law (Aberdeen LLB)

Society of Advocates Prize for Best Performance in Delict (Aberdeen LLB)

Society of Advocates Prize for Best Performance in Contract Law (Aberdeen LLB)

Society of Advocates Prize for Best Performance in Criminal Law (Aberdeen LLB)

 

Scholarships

Cambridge AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership Studentship (Cambridge PhD)

Saint Andrew's Society of Washington DC Founders Prize (Stanford MBA)

Oxford University Pirie-Reid Scholarship (Oxford BCL)

Saint Andrew's Society of New York Scholarship (Harvard LLM)

Clark Foundation for Legal Education Scholarship (Oxford BCL & Harvard LLM)

Scottish International Education Trust Award (Oxford BCL & Harvard LLM)

Robert Nicol Fellowship (Oxford BCL & Harvard LLM)

University of Aberdeen Open Access Bursary for Academic Merit (Aberdeen LLB)

 

Professional Experience

Senior Associate, Corporate, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Senior Associate, Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Chief of Staff to the CEO / Senior Legal Counsel, John Wood Group PLC 

Associate, Energy, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP

 

Teaching Experience

Tutor, LLB Employment Law, University of Aberdeen

 

Board Experience

Board Director & Secretary, Harvard Law School Association of the UK

 

Other Academic Experience

Research Assistant to Professor Brian Cheffins (University of Cambridge) and Professor John Armour (University of Oxford) - project on the history of corporate control contests in the United States

Editor of the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal

Harvard University Alumna Interviewer

Stanford University Alumna Interviewer

Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA Admissions Ambassadors Leadership Team

Oxford University Access Team - Alumna Volunteer for UNIQ Summer School program, targeted at high achieving UK state school students​

Stanford Graduate School of Business Distinguished Teaching Award Selection Committee

Oxford Pro Bono Publico Researcher - project for the UN on business and human rights

Judge of the Crown Office Chambers Moot Court Competition, Oxford University