Having begun his legal career in 1970, Anthony worked for 2 years at Slaughter & May before entering the world of industry
as a member of the Legal Department of ICI, where he gained significant experience in acquisitions and in competition law.
In 1977 Anthony returned to private practice as a Partner at Charles Russell. He remained there for 15 years, during which
time he became Head of Corporate, where he was involved largely in M&A transactional work, principally in the insurance
In 1992 he joined Barlow Lyde & Gilbert as Head of the Corporate group. In 1999 Anthony left BLG to form his own practice
focussing on non-contentious work in the insurance industry. He subsequently became a Consultant with Carter Perry Bailey.
- Acted in ECS v AKZO, the landmark case for predatory pricing
- Anthony was a member of the Lloyd’s Group of City Solicitors involved in the introduction of corporate capital to Lloyd’s
- An author of the legal appendix to the FT Management Report on Cross Border Mergers in the Insurance and Reinsurance Industry