Anthony is a recognised expert on international asset investigation and recovery and international dispute resolution.
He acts for a number of leading financial institutions and corporates across a range of industry sectors including banking and natural resources, who have been defrauded by, for example, customers, joint venture and investment partners, hedge funds and senior management. Other cases have included antiques fraud, money-laundering, bribery and corruption, mortgage fraud, trading standards and regulatory work.
A number of his cases, which often involve the management and co-ordination of proceedings in several jurisdictions at any one time, have been high profile and ground-breaking both in England and abroad and reported in the legal press. Anthony regularly obtains disclosure and freezing orders in England and abroad and has a particular expertise in executing and supervising search orders.
He is recognised in Chambers and the Legal 500 as being a leading expert who is highly regarded for his diligence and clarity of thought. Their most recent comments say that he is a tenacious litigator whose sharp mind and pragmatic approach ensure success (Legal 500) who is very good at managing client relationships (Chambers). Anthony is also named as one of the leading experts in the 2013 edition of the International Who’s Who Directory of worldwide asset recovery lawyers.
In addition, Anthony has significant expertise in resolving high value commercial and property disputes.
Anthony is the Chairman, Founder Member and former Secretary of the Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association and a member of the Working Parties of the Fraud Advisory Panel on fraud detection and investigation and of the Law Society on Civil Fraud. He is also an adviser to the Nudge Global Exchange.
He is the author of Identification and Investigation of Fraud Handbook, a contributor to a number of publications including the Compendium on Asset Tracing and Recovery and the UK Fraud Manual of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He has presented many papers on commercial fraud and international asset recovery and is asked for comment by both national and international media.
A graduate of Leicester University, Anthony first joined PCB Litigation in 1991 as a solicitor and became a partner of the firm in 1996.