Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Anna Ross is a regulatory, inquiry and public law specialist. She has extensive experience acting on high-profile enforcement litigation for regulators, including the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), and is currently acting for the NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority in an extensive probity review regarding casino operations in New South Wales. Anna also advises private sector entities in highly regulated sectors, including medical technology, corrections, education, health, disability services and aged care in relation to regulator investigations and enforcements.
Anna has also represented clients in numerous commissions of inquiry, including royal commissions into financial services, disability, aged care, financial services, child abuse, children in detention and family violence. In this capacity, she was co-lead of the Corrs team representing ASIC in the Financial Services Royal Commission.
As well as acting in many high-profile public inquiries, Anna conducts internal investigations for clients, with a particular focus on compliance, whistleblowers, misuse of government funding, and civil and criminal liability. She also regularly represents both public and private sector clients in appellate courts, including the High Court, on challenges to legislation and administrative decisions.