Dr Anthony Richardson

Called 2001

Dr. Anthony Richardson is a very accomplished, tenacious, self-motivated, disciplined, hardworking and effective Barrister. These attributes have made Anthony a highly sought-after Barrister. His primary areas of practice are commercial law, criminal law, public law, public international law, and regulatory matters.

BACKGROUND AND EXPERTISE

Prior to his arrival at 9 Bedford Row in July 2020, Anthony practiced law in Bermuda cumulatively for almost 20 years as a general practice attorney, an in-house counsel for two international financial institutions, and a senior parliamentary counsel and senior legal advisor. He also has several years’ experience on the judicial bench as a provisional judge and coroner in Bermuda and is a former Clerk and Law Researcher to two of Bermuda’s Chief Justices.

In public international law, Anthony maintains a human rights law practice but is also developing a strong international criminal law/ international practice.

Interests

Anthony is an accomplished and accredited higher education legal academic. He is also an enthusiast of high-performance motor cars, fixed and rotary wing aviation (civilian and military) and is a skilled visual artist. He also loves to travel and experience new cultures.

Education

Harvard University: Certificate in Higher Education (Teaching Accreditation) w/ International Law Focus

University of London: Master of Philosophy/ Doctor of Law and Philosophy (Dual Degree)

University of London: Master of Law Degree

BPP Law School: Bar Vocational Course Diploma in Law

BPP Law School: Post Graduate Diploma in Law

University of Wales Cardiff: Bachelor of Laws (Hons) Degree

University of Victoria (Canada): Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science Degree

Appointments

Magistrate & Coroner/ District Judge (Provisional Appointments): Bermuda

Notary Public: Bermuda without expiry

Memberships

Bermuda Bar Association (Practicing)

Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice

Commercial Bar Association (England & Wales)

Gray’s Inn

Gray’s Inn: Law Mentor

New York City Bar Association (Non-Practicing)

Delta Epsilon Sigma Honors Society (USA)

Awards

Higher Legal Education (Harvard University) Awards

United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism (Graduate Internship) Award

Gypsum Transportation (Bermuda) Ltd. Maritime Scholarship (shipboard training in the North Atlantic Ocean)

Hector Barcilon Memorial (Bermuda Bar) Moot Award w/ First Place Shield and Trophy

Delta Epsilon Sigma Honors Society Scholarships

Date Called to Bar of England & Wales

July 2001

Date called to the Bermuda Bar

September 2001

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