Career summary


Current projects

January 2009 – ongoing

Deputy Chairman, The Legal Alliance

October 2008 – ongoing

Writer and presenter of documentaries

May 2008 – ongoing

Self-employed business consultant

May 2007 – ongoing

Partner, Alexander MacDonald LLP

Career History

April 2006 – April 2008

Consultant, Irwin Mitchell Solicitors (following the merger with Alexander Harris)

May 1989 – April 2006

Founder & Managing Partner, Alexander Harris Solicitors

April 1984 – May 1989

Partner, Anthony Landes Solictors (Hale, Cheshire)

September 1978 – April 1984

Solicitor and Partner, Shufflebottom, Webster & Shield Solicitors (St Helens & Liverpool)

September 1976 – September 1978

Articled Clerk, Linder Myers Solicitors (Manchester)

Other work

  • Health Law Editor of Health Care Risk Report, 2006 – 2008
  • Editorial Board Health Care Risk Report, 2006 – ongoing
  • Trustee of the Patients’ Association, 2006 – ongoing
  • Trustee of the Children’s Safety Education Foundation, 2007 – ongoing
  • Trustee of Action against Medical Accidents, 2008 – ongoing.
  • Chair of the Fundraising Committee of the Seashell Trust, (the Royal School for the Deaf and Communication Disorders)
  • Board Director of Pro-Manchester, 2008 – ongoing

Ann also sits on various other committees including:

  • Hale Lawn Tennis Club
  • Tate Liverpool Development Committee
  • Pro-Manchester Board and Communications Committee
  • Lowry Arts Centre Development Committee