Anna Payten

Year of Admission to NSW Bar: 2022

Anna was called to the Bar in 2022. Anna maintains a diverse practice, with a particular focus on criminal law, inquests and inquiries and professional negligence matters.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Anna was a Senior Federal Prosecutor with the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, where she prosecuted a wide range of offences including in the areas of counter-terrorism, drug importations and money laundering. Prior to that, she was a solicitor at Allens Linklaters, where she specialised in commercial litigation and undertook secondments to Westpac Banking Corporation and the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Anna holds a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney.

Areas of Practice

Contact Details

Maurice Byers Chambers
Level 60
25 Martin Place

Tel: 02 8233 0300

Fax: 02 8233 0333