Anchali Anandanayagam

Partner

Anchali is driven by the challenge of new tech, new ideas and new problems to solve. From dark fibre procurement to emerging technologies, Anchali’s work goes beyond connecting the legal dots to helping clients seize opportunities that realise their true business potential. An expert in all legal aspects of tech, media and telecommunications, in the last 12 years Anchali has advised public and private customers and their suppliers alike on tech, media and telecommunications products and services.

She is a member on the AI Forum working group on AI awareness, advises on tech adoption and innovation, and works with local and international content producers and suppliers to the media sector. With qualifications from the University of Otago, she gained experience with various local and global organisations, including as senior counsel for Pacific Fibre.  

Anchali was listed in The Chambers legal directory as ‘Notable Practitioner’ (2017-18), and ‘Up and Coming’ (2019). She sits on the boards of Women in Film and Television NZ and Thankyou Payroll Ltd.

Qualifications

BA (Hons), LLB

Admitted

New Zealand 2002

Experience

Hudson Gavin Martin | 2012
Pacific Fibre Limited | 2010 - 2012
Simmonds Stewart | 2008 - 2010
Linklaters LLP (UK) | 2006 - 2007
Bell Gully | 2002 - 2006

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