Anna Buchly was appointed Bell Gully’s first female Chair in April 2018.
As a leading woman in a law firm, Anna understands the importance of the Champions for Change vision. She is looking forward to leading the firm through its next chapter as it continues to provide the highest level of service to its clients.
Anna has over 20 years' legal experience in New Zealand, Australia and Dubai. A corporate partner since 2008, she has been a board member for the past three years. She has also been a graduate recruitment partner and one of the leaders of the firm's international strategy.
Anna has also had a long-term association with Breast Cancer Foundation NZ as a trustee and currently provides the Foundation with support and legal advice through its pro bono programme.
About Bell Gully
Bell Gully is committed to equal opportunities, diversity and to supporting all women in realising their full potential.
To further this commitment, the firm established its partner-led Women at Bell Gully programme in 2009 to encourage the development, success, and retention of women at all levels within Bell Gully. The firm has also been acknowledged with a YWCA equal pay award, and several White Camellia Awards for its significant progress in employing the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles. Bell Gully are proud to have been certified with the Rainbow Tick and are signatories of the New Zealand Law Society’s Gender Equality Charter.