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Practice Profile

Anna is a specialist criminal barrister who is instructed for both the prosecution and defence across all areas of serious crime, including fraud, violence, drugs, weapons and public order.

Anna’s meticulous case preparation and attention to detail lays an excellent foundation for outstanding representation in the courtroom. Known for her sensible advice and professional client care, Anna confidently grasps complex arguments to present polished, persuasive advocacy in court. Anna is also at ease conducting cases involving vulnerable clients and witnesses, skilfully adapting her approach to accommodate those vulnerabilities and to build a rapport.

Anna has a particular specialism upon the provisions of bad character evidence under the Criminal Justice Act 2003, having completed an LLM upon this topic in 2017.

Anna has acted as a disclosure junior in a human trafficking case, reviewing thousands of hours of CCTV to create viewing logs to be used in court, she has also been instructed as junior counsel in a case of drug production and money laundering involving alleged gangs. Anna is currently completing a document review for the FCA alongside her appearances in court.

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  • Criminal Bar Association
  • South Eastern Circuit
  • Women in Criminal Law

CPS Panel Appointments

  • CPS General Crime Panel at Level 3
  • CPS Serious Crime Panel at Level 3
  • CPS Fraud Panel at Level 2


  • LLM, Bar Professional Training, City Law School London
  • LLB, Law, Durham University

Scholarships & Prizes

  • 2017, Lord Denning Scholarship - Lincoln’s Inn


Alleged Offences Under the Companies Act 2006

2 May 2024

Kathryn Arnot Drummond and Anna Dutka represented the directors of a... Read More

OCG who Acquired a Gun to Protect their Class A Drug Dealing Business Convicted

19 February 2024

Charlotte Hole, leading Anna Dutka, secured convictions against all 5... Read More

Young Man Convicted of 22 Counts of Rape

18 August 2023

Catherine Farrelly, leading Fiona Ryan and Anna Dutka, prosecuted this young... Read More

Convictions in County Line Drug Operation

14 May 2023

Following a 7-week trial at Bournemouth Crown Court, Rupert Kent leading Anna... Read More

Romance Fraudsters Jailed at Guildford Crown Court

4 January 2023

Charlotte Hole, leading Anna Dutka, and instructed by the Serious Economic,... Read More

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