Dr Anton van Dellen has been described in Legal 500 for defamation and privacy: “Anton is without any doubt a counsel and fighter for justice without borders. He perfects his legal submissions and advocacy by attention to subtle details, scrutinised analysis of the circumstances, and dauntless approach to the challenges. Very knowledgeable, approachable, and reliable.”
In a recent case in the Court of Appeal, Lord Justice Green described Anton in the following terms: “The applicant had instructed experienced specialist counsel who had lodged submissions which were carefully crafted …. “.
Anton has been instructed in many high value commercial cases, including cases involving disputes over a loan of $400million to acquire shares in a Siberian oil field; £110million in foreign exchange money laundering; £40million in cryptocurrency trading software; and £12million in Bangladesh power company shares.
Dr Anton van Dellen has a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBCh) from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Physiology from the University of Oxford; a Master of Arts (MA) in Law from the University of Cambridge; and an LLM from BPP. He was a Fellow at Christ Church, University of Oxford.
Anton sits as HM Assistant Coroner in West London and is an advocacy trainer for Inner Temple. He has also delivered expert witness training for the Royal Society of Medicine and a range of other medico-legal training for other NHS organisations.
Anton worked as a registrar in neurosurgery before taking up senior management roles in the NHS. Since qualifying as a barrister, he has represented parties in wide range of Courts and Tribunals.
Anton is an elected member of the Bar Council, is Vice-Chair of the Bar Council’s Legal Services Committee and a member of the Bar Council Education and Training Committees. He is Junior Bar Auditor for Inner Temple and sits on Inner Temple’s Executive, Treasury, Eastes and Bar Liaison Committees. He was awarded a Princess Royal scholarship from Inner Temple and was a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford.