Anna Neville is a music lawyer with over 10 years’ experience in the music industry. After stints in artist management, club promotion at Virgin Records, and marketing at Island Records, she decided to study law. She qualified at music specialist law firm SSB Solicitors and left as Senior Associate, where in addition to representing artists, songwriters and producers she specialised in negotiating music brand partnerships. She is now the Senior Business Affairs Manager at Beggars Group working across all the group’s labels (XL Recordings, Young Turks, 4AD, Beggars Music, Matador and Rough Trade) dealing with a range of matters, including signing new artists, dealing with copyright infringement and negotiating digital deals for the group’s catalogue. Anna sits on AIM’s business affairs committee.