Strategically-minded and a source of astute, commercially-focused advice, Anthony has an established practice acting for banks in multi-million-dollar litigation, often involving freezing orders in several jurisdictions. He has also been instructed in many leading commercial litigation cases over the years, at both first instance and appellate levels.
The directories say:
Anthony is a ‘stellar practitioner’, ranked in the top tier of civil fraud lawyers by both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.
Chambers and Partners UK
In 2020, Chambers and Partners said Anthony ‘possesses deep expertise in handling complex cross-border disputes relating to claims of fraud and conspiracy, including relevant asset tracing and enforcement proceedings’.
Sources say he is ‘an outstanding litigator who gives excellent, commercial advice’.
In the 2021 edition, Anthony is double top ranked in Civil Fraud and Global Asset Tracing and Recovery’. Plaudits include: ‘Tony is a great strategic thinker, you can have the most difficult case and he will still find a very clever way through the problems and will navigate a route for you to follow’, ‘the star of the show’, ‘extremely knowledgeable and sharp’, ‘an expert in the field of fraud and asset recovery’, and ‘understanding of the wider disputes practice and experienced in applying the right global strategy for the projects to be successful.’
In the 2020 edition, Anthony is identified as a Leading Individual for fraud, and described as a ‘master strategist’. He is also recommended for banking litigation and commercial litigation and is praised for ‘his clear advice; he is also commercial and prepared to engage with all stakeholders, not just clients and other lawyers’.
The 2021 edition notes his ‘remarkable expertise in litigation’ and describes him as an ‘excellent strategist’ who ‘sits on top of the pyramid, overseeing cases, and adding a sprinkling of tactical gold dust where necessary’.
He is also described by market sources as ‘tremendous’, ‘a master of detail’ who has a ‘marvellous rapport with clients’, ‘excellent strategic vision and client skills’ and ‘navigates complex structures and transactions with ease’. He is recognised for being ‘great for complicated cases’, providing ‘pragmatic, creative’ and ‘clear advice’.
Who’s Who Legal
For a number of years, Anthony has been named as a Global Elite Thought Leader in Asset Recovery. In the 2020 edition, he is described as ‘a highly distinguished name in the legal market’, ‘a fighter for his clients’, ‘a specialist asset tracer’, ‘who is always seeking to innovate’.