Anthony conducts a wide ranging dispute resolution and court/tribunal advocacy practice and is active in the legal profession and the local community.
After being awarded Honours degrees in Law and Arts from the University of Tasmania, Anthony was admitted as a practitioner of the Supreme Court of Tasmania in 2004. Having grown up in Hobart, Anthony was lured to the North-West coast by the opportunities available to himwithin a smaller firm. He joined Walsh Day James Mihal as an associate and became a director three years later in 2007.
Anthony helps his clients avoid and resolve disputes of all kinds. He has wide experience representing them in the Supreme Court, Magistrates Court and various tribunals.
He helps his clients enforce contracts, protect their rights in property transactions, collect debts, appeal decisions of government and councils, defend claims, protect workplace rights, claim compensation when they’re injured at work or because of someone else’s wrong doing, defend wills, make claims against deceased estates and more. He protects the rights of children in child protection proceedings and also helps parents. He defends those charged with a criminal offence.
Anthony aims to try and help everyone who walks in our door because he believes that access to justice is important and enjoys having a diverse law practice.
Anthony has been a member of the Law Society of Tasmania’s governing council since 2008. He had the privilege to be elected as its President in 2013/14 to lead the Society and represented the legal profession in this State. He raised the profile and influence of the Society by publicly advocating for the Law Society’s position on rule of law issues like access to justice, mandatory sentencing, court resources and proposed legislation that had the potential to criminalise benign conduct. He made submissions to government and appeared regularly in the media.
Anthony has served on the boards of several community groups including Royal Guide Dogs Tasmania, the Law Foundation, the North West Community Legal Centre and the Roland View Trust Estate. He is an active member of the Association of Ukrainians in Tasmania and the Apex Club of Ulverstone.