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Antony Brown

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Bivonas Law LLP


Senior Partner


Antony is our Managing Partner and one of the founder members of Bivonas Law. He specialises in managing large scale commercial disputes, criminal and regulatory investigations and prosecutions.

Antony was in business before qualifying as a lawyer and has 32 years’ experience working within a variety of industry sectors. He has travelled extensively and worked for some years in the USA. Antony has a consistent track record of success advising numerous senior individuals in the most challenging of circumstances. Antony has been and remains actively involved in all of Bivonas’ major cases over the past 20 years.

Antony is an advisor to several security companies with operations in the UK, Russia, CIS and the Czech Republic.

Antony is consistently recommended in the Legal 500, he is noted for his “strategic abilities” and “can be relied on to deliver”. Bivonas Law LLP is said to “stand out as a beacon of quality” under Antony’s leadership, and he is praised for “understanding how the City works”.


Antony is a member of the International Bar Association, Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association, Legal Services Commission authorised litigator, British-Russian Law Association, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.


BPP University College (GDL graduate); CILEX Law School.

London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil

Bivonas Law LLP is a boutique firm that deals with criminal and civil fraud work with a particular focus on the financial services industry. The firm often deals with multi-jurisdictional matters and has a history of advising Russian and CIS-based clients. Antony Brown heads the team, supported by John Bechelet, who has ‘an experienced and pragmatic approach to the advice and support he provides’. Russian advocate Geliya Chukmarova specialises in Russian civil, commercial and regulatory litigation. The team is ‘unflappable and direct’ and ‘absolutely know what they are doing’.

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Fraud: white-collar crime

Within: Fraud: white-collar crime

Bivonas Law LLP specialises in financial crime, confiscation and forfeiture. Antony Brown heads the team and has ‘a sharp legal mind and vast legal knowledge, a positive approach to work and an awareness of business needs’. Steve Sharp is ‘excellent in all respects: an astute lawyer, shrewd and exercises good judgement’. Cindy Dorrington is ‘sharp, intelligent and a good strategic thinker’. Anthony Hanratty joined the firm as senior associate.

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