Reanne Anthony // Trainee Solicitor
Reanne Anthony // Trainee Solicitor
Reanne joined Shearman Bowen in June 2021 as a Trainee Solicitor having previously trained at a busy London based Criminal Defence Department since 2019. She has assisted in defending a number of high-profile criminal cases with allegations ranging from Historic Sexual Offences, Arson with Intent, Multi-handed Drug Conspiracy, Human Trafficking and Kidnapping.
She has an exceptional ability to work with vulnerable clients and handles sensitive cases with care and discretion. She has a keen eye for detail and a proven record of building and maintaining a good rapport with clients from the outset. Reanne has experiences with cases from the police station stage, and pre-charge, to post-conviction matters. She is presently undertaking her police station training with the firm and is able to represent clients detained at the police station, or invited to voluntary interview.
Reanne is fast developing her own client following as a result of her client focused approach.
As a former Magistrate and the youngest recorded member of the East London Bench, Reanne has amassed a wealth of experience within the court room.
Reanne is a member of the Women in Criminal Law Association, Young Legal Aid Lawyers and the European Criminal Law Association.
Bail Secured in Extradition Proceedings15.06.21
Mark Bowen and Ruxandra Murariu-Boatca, have secured bail on behalf of our client following a contested bail hearing in extradition proceedings at Westminster Magistrate’s Court. The firm was instructed by our client following his first appearance when bail had been refused. He had been arrested at Heathrow airport upon his return to the UK from abroad […]
Senior associate Arlene Mansoor promoted to partner07.06.21
Shearman Bowen are pleased to announce that senior associate Arlene Mansoor has now been promoted to partner. The promotion recognizes the contribution that Arlene has made to the firm since she joined us in 2012 and follows a number of recent major successes in a variety of cases. Arlene will now assist founding partner, Mark […]
Professional Client Acquitted at Southampton Crown Court25.05.21
We were instructed by our professional client who had been charged with offences contrary to the Malicious Communications Act. Our client was acquitted following a jury trial at Southampton Crown Court. Ruxandra Murariu-Boatca was instructed to represent our client throughout the proceedings. The events which led to these allegations arose during family proceedings following the […]
No Case To Answer for company director client at Isleworth Crown Court24.05.21
Arlene Mansoor, acted for an international businessman accused of sexual offences at Isleworth Crown Court. The case was stopped following a half-time submission of No Case To Answer by Ms Sasha Wass QC of 6KBW College Hill. AE was acquitted on all offences after HHJ Connell concluded there was insufficient evidence of identification for the […]
Acquittal for client accused of terrorist financing at Woolwich Crown Court15.05.21
R v HA  at the Crown Court sitting at Woolwich Rebecca Cooke has successfully defended HA, an individual charged with entering into a financing agreement for the purposes of terrorism. The case concerned multiple transfers of money by HA to Europe, the Middle East and the US over a two year period during the […]
Pre-charge representations successful on behalf of medical professional client28.03.21
Shearman Bowen acted for a medical professional who had been charged with harassing a former partner contrary to the Protection of Harassment act 1997 . The firm was instructed after proceedings had commenced and we were tasked to consider if there was any basis to request the Crown Prosecution Service to reconsider their decision to […]
News Update: case discontinued against Solicitor Client at Nottingham Crown Court23.01.21
The firm was privately instructed on behalf of a city solicitor who had been charged with assaulting an emergency worker. Following the receipt of written representations submitted by us, the Crown Prosecution Service decided to discontinue the proceedings against our client. The allegations against our client arose following a night out with family and friends which […]
Shearman Bowen instructed to act for client in SFO London capital and Finance Fraud enquiry06.01.21
Shearman Bowen have been instructed to act for a client who is being investigated for Fraud in relation to the SFO’s ongoing criminal investigation into the activities of London Capital and Finance, a company who sold mini bonds to the individual investors. For further details on this case please see here and here. For further information on the […]
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