Anthony is the Deputy Chairman of Mishcon de Reya. Prior to his appointment in 1997 he was head of the Firm's Litigation Department for ten years and served on the management board from 1985-1997.
Anthony is a highly regarded litigation lawyer and acknowledged legal expert on defamation, privacy and public relations. He is the Firm's most senior solicitor advocate, and has appeared in both the High Court and the Court of Appeal. He is now at the forefront of the Firm's work in public advocacy and has significant experience in representing arbitration parties and acting as an arbitrator.
His clients are high profile, high or ultra high net worth, individuals and companies that view him as their trusted advisor.
As a recognised academic he taught part-time in the Law Faculty, UCL for three years and is now a visiting professor at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is further a noted author who has written extensively on law, literature, art, culture and anti-semitism. Anthony's other posts in his career have included chairman of the Jewish Chronicle newspaper, chairman of the London Consortium, and Vice-President of the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund (of which he was also co-founder and first Chairman). He also serves as a Trustee on several charitable and non-profit organisations.
Anthony is listed in the 2013 Citywealth Leaders List.
|Deputy Chairman, Mishcon de Reya|
|Consultant, Mishcon de Reya|
|Partner, Mishcon de Reya|
|Qualified, Victor Mishcon & Co (became Mishcon de Reya in 1988)|
|Articled Victor Mishcon & Co|
|PhD, University College London (1992)|
|MA, Cambridge University|
Articles and Publications
A noted author, Anthony's publications include:
- TS Eliot, Anti-Semitism and Literary Form (1st edition - CUP, 1995; 2nd edition Thames Hudson, 2003);
- Idolising Pictures (Thames Hudson, 2000);
- Transgressions: The Offences of Art (Thames Hudson, 2002);
- "Art Crimes," in Law and Literature (OUP, 1999); and in Dear Images- Art, Copyright and Culture (Ridinghouse, 2003).
- Trials of the Diaspora: A History of Anti-Semitism in England (Oxford, 2010)
Trials of the Diaspora shortlisted for Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize 2011.