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Anne L. Petterd
Anne L. Petterd
Baker & McKenzie

+ 61 2 8922 5221

Anne Petterd is a partner in the Technology, Communications & Commercial team at Baker & McKenzie, Sydney. Anne advises clients on technology, telecommunications, customs and export controls, consumer and commercial law issues, and much of her practice involves defence and government procurement. Anne is also the president of the New South Wales Society for Computers. Prior to joining Baker & McKenzie in 2001, she was with the Australian government solicitor. She has also spent 18 months working in the Baker & McKenzie London office and has undertaken several secondments with major telecommunications and information technology service providers.

Practice Focus

Anne's practice predominantly involves acting for parties in major defence and government projects and advising on procurement requirements. Anne also focuses on the telecommunications industry, advising on a range of telecommunications regulatory and transactional matters. These include matters relating to the NBN legislative scheme and rollout, service provider regulation, and agreements for supplying telecommunications services and for operating a telecommunications business. Anne regularly advises suppliers and manufacturers of technology, telecommunications and other supplies on Australian Consumer Law requirements. She also advises importers and exporters on customs compliance and export control requirements.


England & Wales (non-practicing)~United Kingdom (2007)
New South Wales~Australia (2001)
Australian Capital Territory~Australia (1997)


University of New South Wales  (LL.M.) (2003)
University of Tasmania  (LL.B. Honors) (1997)
University of Tasmania  (B.A.) (1997)
Australian National University  (Graduate Diploma Legal Practice) (1997)

Baker & McKenzie, an Australian Partnership, is a member of Baker & McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein.
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We started with a vision of going global and were in eight countries before our 10th anniversary. Today we have 77 offices in 47 countries -- including the emerging markets so important to the growth of your business.
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