Anna Wagstaff


'Anna is wonderful. She has a great manner with her clients which is empathetic and kind, yet she is able to tell them difficult truths and give practical advice when necessary.'

‘From my first meeting with Anna I knew I was in safe hands. I felt completely at ease talking with her as she was kind, understanding, calm and very smart.’

‘Anna provided outstanding professional guidance to me, in a legal and personal context that crossed international borders and that included children. Anna quickly understood all the relevant issues, bringing to bear her sharp mind, wealth of experience, and mature judgement. I can say that everybody has ended up feeling very happy about the outcome we all achieved.’

'She puts her clients first; she is persuasive and is very good at getting parties to engage.'


Anna has specialised in family law since she qualified in 1995. Following her tenure as a family partner of a highly ranked central London firm, she joined Bross Bennett in September 2014. She was drawn to the firm’s strong collaborative ethos and client focussed approach, sharing the values on which the firm was founded.

When it comes to family law, Anna has a wealth of experience in all aspects – including pre-nuptial and post nuptial agreements. She has specific expertise in resolving complex financial disputes and cases concerning children.

Among clients and colleagues, Anna is renowned for her clear and pragmatic advice. She strives to assist her clients in resolving disputes in the most constructive and cost-effective way possible, utilising her strong negotiating skills.

Anna is a Resolution trained collaborative lawyer and mediator. Anna is regularly recommended by several legal directories including Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.