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Anna L. Christie

Teaching Fellow

Qualifications: Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA | 2014, Balliol College, University of Oxford BCL (Distinction) | 2008, Harvard Law School LLM | 2007, University of Aberdeen DipLP | 2006, University of Aberdeen LLB (Honours) Law with Accounting & Finance (Starred First Class Honours) | 2005, Attorney-at-Law in New York, 2008, Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales, 2009, Solicitor & Notary Public in Scotland, 2009

Current Teaching: LLM Cross-Border Mergers and Aquisitions 

Biography: 

Anna is a Director of Studies and Special Supervisor in Law at Newnham College, Cambridge and a PhD Candidate in Law at Trinity College, Cambridge.

She researches in the fields of corporate governance, comparative company law, labour law, law and economics, law and technology and takeover regulation.

Her doctoral research focuses on the study of shareholder activism, with a particular emphasis on activist board representation. 

Her recent publications include 'The New Hedge Fund Activism: Activist Directors and the Market for Corporate Quasi-Control' 19(1) Journal of Corporate Law Studies (2019) and ‘Goldilocks (Control) and the Three Bears: Panel on Takeover and Mergers v King’ (co-author), forthcoming in the European Business Organization Law Review in 2019.

Anna has taught postgraduates on the Corporate Governance LLM course at the University of Cambridge and currently teaches undergraduates on the Labour Law and Company Law courses at the University of Cambridge.

Prior to returning to academia, she worked for a number of years as a Senior Associate in Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions at the US law firm Skadden and as Chief of Staff to the CEO and Senior Legal Counsel at a global FTSE 100 company. She also served as a Director and Secretary of the Harvard Law School Association of the United Kingdom.