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.
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.
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
Magistrate & Coroner/ District Judge (Provisional Appointments): Bermuda
Notary Public: Bermuda without expiry
Bermuda Bar Association (Practicing)
Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice
Commercial Bar Association (England & Wales)
Gray’s Inn: Law Mentor
New York City Bar Association (Non-Practicing)
Delta Epsilon Sigma Honors Society (USA)
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
Date called to the Bermuda Bar