Anne Ford, Solicitor

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Anne Ford holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Counselling from Notre Dame University, Fremantle. She completed a Graduate Diploma of Legal Training at the College of Law in Perth and was admitted to the Western Australian Supreme Court in 2017 and to the High Court of Australia in 2018.

In 2016, Anne was awarded the Lavan Prize for Commercial Practice and Ethics.

Prior to commencing legal practice, Anne worked as a police officer in the Western Australian Police Force, where her duties included frontline general police duties, traffic duties, court duties and giving evidence in various jurisdictions including WA Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts as well as assisting detectives in various areas. She has particular interests in the areas of criminal law, drink driving and traffic law as these areas of practise allow her to draw on her practical experience serving in the police service to assist in getting the best outcomes for our clients. She also has experience in personal injury law.

In her spare time, Anne enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Accreditations & Memberships

  • Member of the Law Society of Western Australia

Success Stories and Publications

  • Serious Traffic Offences
  • Extraordinary Driver’s License For Drink Driving Client

    Our solicitor Anne Ford successfully represented a man charged with driving with a BAC of 0.08%. The client received the minimum fine, a loss of license backdated to the Police Roadside Disqualification date and Court Costs. Six weeks later Ms Ford succeeded in obtaining a court order which allowed our client to be granted an Extraordinary Driver’s License.

    The client was a young father who had recently started up his own business.  Without a license he would not have been able to work, financially provide for his family and would have had to sell his business. The client’s business was dependent upon him having a license to get to and from work and throughout the course of his day.  On this basis, supported by evidence, Ms Ford submitted to the court that the client should receive an Extraordinary Driver’s Licence. He was back on the road within 6 weeks of his drink driving conviction.

    Great Outcome For Client on Driving Charges

    Our solicitor Anne Ford successfully represented a man charged with Providing False or Misleading Personal Details contrary to the Road Traffic (Administration) Act and driving with No Authority to Drive contrary to the Road Traffic Act.

    After Anne made submissions to the Court, the client received a small fine, a license disqualification and a Spent Conviction. Had the client not received a Spent Conviction, he would have not been able to continue in his employment due to having a disclosable conviction against his name.

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