Montfort makes further hires to its Litigation and Disputes team


Montfort Communications, the corporate reputation firm, has appointed Anthony Eskander to its fast-growing Litigation & Disputes team. Anthony joins from Church Court Chambers, where he practised as a financial crime barrister.

Stuart Leach
Stuart Leach

Anthony started his career as an analyst at Goldman Sachs and transitioned to the Bar in 2012. During his time in chambers he was instructed on various high-profile matters, including the Rolls-Royce deferred prosecution agreement, and the Kenya Emergency Group Litigation. He advised an array of clients including FTSE 100 companies, major pension funds, a Formula One team and high-net worth individuals. He is the co-author of the UK chapter of the American Bar Association book on sanctions and export controls and the accountancy regulator’s anti-money laundering guidance on crypto-assets.

Stuart Leach, head of the Litigation & Disputes team says, “Anthony’s a great addition to the team. We’re looking forward to drawing on his corporate crime expertise to help advance our fast-growing practice.”

Hugh Morrison, Founding Partner said, “Anthony’s arrival is a sign of our commitment to grow this highly successful part of our business, as well as our broader mission of providing clients with best in class experts to advise across all key communications issues.”