Anne Balestrino, LL.B


Anne was called to the Bar of England and Wales in March 2000 and began her practice in Gibraltar after being called to the Bar of Gibraltar in June 2000. Anne has an extensive practice specialising in family and child law, and has appeared in both Gibraltar and Spanish media on programmes related to family law matters. Anne appears frequently in the Supreme Court of Gibraltar and the Court of Appeal in all kinds of family matters and care proceedings. Anne acts for clients in both routine financial ancillary matters as well as high net worth cases.

Anne represents parties in public child law proceedings, including parents, guardians, and prospective adopters. Anne represented the Gibraltar Disability Society in the high profile Dr. Giraldi Home Public Enquiry, the first of its kind in Gibraltar. Her work received much attention from the Gibraltar media and recognition from the Society and the Tribunal.

As part of Anne's family practice she regularly deals with various related legal issues such, as Conveyancing, Wills & Probate and property matters.

  • Qualifications and Memberships:
  • LLB Hons Nottingham Trent University (1995-1998)
  • Lincoln's Inn April (1998)
  • Inns of Court School of Law (1998-1999)
  • Awarded Crowther Shield by Lincoln's Inn (1998)
  • Called to the Bar of England and Wales (March 2000)
  • Called to the Bar of Gibraltar June (2000)
  • Family Law Bar Association in UK (2004)
  • Vice president of the Family Law Association Gibraltar (2013 to date)
  • Trustee of Child-line Gibraltar (2013 to date)

About Phillips

Phillips Barristers & Solicitors was founded in 1990 and in the last 25 years has grown to become a respected medium size law firm based in Gibraltar. Our primary area of expertise is litigation, but we also act for clients in non-contentious commercial matters, shipping, and private client work, and other areas. Phillips LLP is registered in Gibraltar with Registration Number 00004 and with Registered Office 292 Main Street, Gibraltar. We practice in all the Gibraltar Courts: the Magistrates Court, the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, and in the highest court for Gibraltar, the Privy Council in London.... View More

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