Tony was educated at City of London School and Queen Mary College, London and was called to the Bar in 1980. His expertise has been consistently acknowledged by his inclusion in Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500 for many years.
Tony’s principle areas of practice are: Matrimonial finance. Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and Inheritance(Provision for Family and Dependant’s) Act 1975 Negotiating settlements/attending round table meetings. Drafting ante nuptial agreements. Children Act 1989.
Tony is a highly respected financial remedies specialist with considerable experience of complex high net worth cases. He is adept at conducting out-come focused negotiations, whilst retaining a keen understanding of the emotional dynamics of family breakdown. He has an adaptive approach and one which is respected by the judiciary, his peers and solicitors alike. His skills as a trial advocate are well known: he is tenacious and fearless without losing sight of the central issues. Tony has a loyal following of solicitors in both Norfolk and Suffolk being most often counsel of their first choice.
Tony can accept instructions from members of the public direct, whether for advice, representation in negotiations or in court proceedings.
What others say
"Recommended for his strength in high-value financial remedy cases": Legal 500 2015
“exhibits steely determination....”: a local solicitor
“ praised by both solicitors and barristers as a leading light in ancillary relief who displays great versatility”: a local solicitor
“the energetic and forceful Anthony Kefford is highly visible in ancillary relief cases pushing cases strongly and giving clients very firm advice.” a local solicitor