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There are two independent directories which review the legal profession each year: The Legal 500 and the Chambers and Partners’ Guide to the UK Bar.

Below are Anthony’s recent reviews.

Guide to the UK Bar (2018)

Top ranked for Commercial Dispute Resolution (Band 2)

“Barrister with a diverse practice which includes cases concerning statutory demands, injunction proceedings and construction disputes. He also receives a significant number of instructions in regulatory and fraud cases. ”

Strengths: “He is always sensible and is a good operator.”


Top ranked for Employment (Band 3)

“Possesses considerable expertise in acting for both employees and employers. He has dealt with various matters, including unfair dismissals, disability discrimination and restrictive covenants. He frequently appears in Employment Tribunals.

Strengths: “Extremely bright and quick at getting to the point. He is good at winning clients over.”

Recent work: Acted for a claimant in a claim of unfair dismissal on the basis of unfair selection for redundancy.

The Legal 500 (2018):

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading junior
‘Well known for commercial dispute resolution work.’

Construction, planning and environment – Leading junior
‘Experienced in planning enforcement and statutory nuisance disputes.’

Employment – Leading junior
‘Highly experienced in discrimination claims and unfair dismissals.’

Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing – Leading junior
‘Sagacious and amicable.’

Previous editions of The Legal 500 and Chambers UK Bar Guide

“Anthony Vines of Civitas Law has a stellar reputation for work in commercial disputes. Instructing solicitors praise him for being ‘thorough and responsive’, and say he is ‘a very precise performer who can deal very well with situations as they arise’.’” Chambers UK Bar Guide (2013)

Expertise: “He goes above and beyond his role to help the case progress.” “He’s very approachable and very understanding of the position of the client.” Chambers UK Bar Guide (2015)

“Knowledgeable in all aspects of commercial litigation, including consumer law and contractual disputes.’’ The Legal 500 (2014)

“Recommended for general contractual and consumer protection cases.” The Legal 500 (2015)