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Annette Thomson

Called 2020

Annette practiced as a member of the Bar in South Africa from 2010 to 2017, specialising in contract and insolvency law, but with broad ranging experience in general commercial litigation. After her arrival in the United Kingdom in 2017, in order to broaden her knowledge of English law, Annette worked in various law firms, gaining further experience in insolvency and general commercial litigation, as well as developing an interest in contentious probate, before joining the English Bar in 2020.

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Annette was involved in opposing an injunction seeking to prevent the appointment of Administrators. The dispute concerned an alleged oral agreement, the terms of which affected the enforceability of the underlying debt.

She was also involved in the early stages of a dispute regarding the terms of an agreement relating to a property development.

While awaiting her call to the Bar of England and Wales and in order to gain court experience in England, between February and November 2020, Annette conducted lower court advocacy in the County Courts dealing with a variety of matters, including landlord and tenant disputes, mortgage possession proceedings, return of goods proceedings, disposal hearings, winding up petitions and various interlocutory applications.

Annette has also dealt with various issues relating to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and TOLATA disputes between unmarried partners relating to jointly owned property. 

Personal Details

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of South Africa.

Professional Associations

Member of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn.

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