Portrait of Anton J. Eriera

Anton J. Eriera

Year of Call 2010

Professional Practice

Anton specialises in family finance, children law and cases of domestic abuse.

Widely sought-after and highly regarded by judges, solicitors and litigants, Anton is known for his conscientiousness, legal knowledge, and (written and oral) advocacy skills.

Anton is frequently instructed to represent parties in financial remedies proceedings on divorce. His family finance work encompasses cases ranging across the monetary spectrum (from modest assets/income through to very substantial wealth and resources). In addition to his extensive experience at first instance, Anton has had notable success on appeal on issues such as the proper identification and treatment of “soft” loans.

Anton has recently expanded his financial practice to include conducting independent private FDR appointments to assist parties in settling their financial disputes.

In private children matters, Anton is frequently instructed to represent parents who are engaged in disputes relating to child arrangements. He is adept at dealing with all manner of contested issues in respect of the welfare of children, including applications for specific issue orders, and cases involving domestic abuse and/or international elements.

Anton has a wealth of experience in domestic abuse cases, having both obtained, and successfully opposed applications for, countless protective orders (non-molestation, occupation and prohibited steps orders).

On the public side of his children practice, Anton has represented local authorities, parents, children/children’s guardians and other (intervener) family members in cases of alleged abuse, non-accidental injury and neglect.

  • Recommendations

    “I have been very impressed by Anton on a number of occasions, he is extremely well prepared and very persuasive on his feet.”
    Tom Amlot – Alexiou Fisher Philipps
    “A tenacious advocate, excellent with clients. and an impressive all-rounder. Anton can be relied on to swiftly master detail and thoroughly consider all aspects of a case”.
    Vanessa Lloyd-Platt - Lloyd Platt & Co
  • Publications and Lecturing

    • Anton is a contributor to the online publications, Westlaw Insight, CPDCast and the family law hub on a broad range of family law topics.
  • Personal Information

    Anton read law at Downing College, Cambridge and was admitted to the degree of Master of Laws at Harvard Law School. Anton is both a Hardwicke scholar and a Denning scholar of Lincoln’s Inn. Anton has a passion for the performing arts. He has acted with the Inner Temple Drama Society, the Globe Theatre and many others. Anton officiates as a synagogue cantor at religious services and functions and regularly sings as a member of the Central Synagogue choir. Anton is a devoted husband and father. He enjoys cooking and spending time with his family when he can.

Memberships

  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Lincoln's Inn
  • Contentious Trusts Association