Anthony is qualified as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (UK) and as a Legal Consultant of the Emirate of Dubai (UAE). He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oxford (Merton College).
Anthony was previously Managing Partner of the Dubai office of a UK headquartered international law firm and, prior to this, Partner and Head of Practice at another major international law firm. Anthony has been recommended as an international arbitration practitioner by a number of leading legal directories including Chambers Europe which has said of Anthony “Clients especially value the “attentive and communicative qualities” of Anthony Wilson ….. whom they labelled a “highly experienced and supremely ethical arbitration lawyer”.
Anthony is an experienced advocate in international arbitration and expert determination proceedings and has represented clients in numerous arbitrations, including under the DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, CRCICA, LCIA, ICC, AAA, SIAC, UNCITRAL and ICSID rules. Anthony has also acted in DAB proceedings, expert determinations, mediations, English High Court litigation and in connection with internal investigations. Anthony has a particular focus on MENA matters and has experience of disputes subject to UAE law, Egyptian law, Omani law, Jordanian law, and Lebanese law.