Anthony Chester provides expertise on complex corporate transactions. He advises on matters pertaining to M&A and restructurings. His strengths are his communication, judgement and analytical skills.

Chambers UK 2021 - Anthony Chester

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Career

After more than 15 successful years in publishing and marketing services, primarily for the shipping and logistics sectors, Tony Chester decided to change career and retrain as a solicitor. Returning to study he attained a first class law degree at Kent University before passing the Legal Practice Course at top London college BPP with distinction. Tony came to Furley Page as a trainee and joined the corporate team on qualification.

Tony has been involved in drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts, including supply agreements, terms and conditions of trading and agency and distribution arrangements.

Company work includes business start ups and company formations, shareholder agreements, share and capital matters, company administration and advice for company directors. He has advised clients in respect of business and share sales and acquisitions and finance and security documentation. Intellectual property work has included advising clients on copyright, design rights and trademarks, registering rights and rights protection and exploitation.

Tony’s commercial experience and approachable manner allow him to build excellent relationships with clients, to understand their needs and to deliver practical, focused advice and support.

Accreditations

Testimonials for Tony

Chambers UK 2021 – Anthony Chester - November 2020
Anthony Chester provides expertise on complex corporate transactions. He advises on matters pertaining to M&A and restructurings. His strengths are his communication, judgement and analytical skills.
The Legal 500 2020 : Tony Chester - October 2019
'Tony Chester is calm, analytical and hard working and, above all, at your right hand throughout.' 'Tony Chester stepped into a project late on and owning this from the legal perspective and effectively holding our hand until we achieved our outcome.'
Chambers UK 2020 : Anthony Chester - October 2019
Anthony Chester is a reliable choice of counsel for complex corporate work, including M&A transactions, MBOs and shareholder matters. Clients say: "He is an excellent, detailed and commercial lawyer who is ideal in the frenzy of a business deal.