Anton Richardson is a family law partner of MBA Lawyers. Anton is a decorated lawyer who has been practicing in family law, negotiation and mediation in Australia since 2004 and several years as a lawyer in Europe prior. Anton has been featured in multiple news articles and other media platforms, and has been a finalist in Lawyers Weekly Magazine for Family Law Partner of the Year 2019. Anton is acknowledged by his piers in the Doyle’s Guide as “Recommended Family Lawyer” and under his leadership MBA Lawyers is also recognised in the Doyle’s Guide as “Recommended Family Law Firm”.
A qualified mediator, Anton assists clients to successfully avoid court proceedings on a consistent basis, allowing his clients to settle property and parenting matters in alternative ways, saving unnecessary cost, stress or delay. Anton is known for his ability to think outside of the box and to assist parties even, in high conflict separations, reach an agreement.
When Court is unavoidable, Anton’s reputation as a litigator and strategist, ensures the best possible outcome is achieved. Anton has developed an exceptional network of Queens’ Counsel, Barristers, Experts, Psychologists and Psychiatrists who he calls upon to build your case to the highest standard. At MBA Lawyers Anton has the support of QLD Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialists, Special Counsel, Senior Associates, Lawyers and Junior Lawyers, so he can assemble the most efficient and cost effective team for your case, no matter the complexity.
With extensive experience in commercial, corporate and trust structures Anton will lift the veil to reveal to the family court the true asset position. MBA Lawyers also offer QLD Law Society Accredited Specialists in fields of Business law and Commercial Litigation who are an invaluable resource in complex Family Law matters, a resource not available in ’boutique’ Family Law firms. Anton’s ability to speak French, German and even a little Spanish has proven helpful in his representation of clients with entities and assets around the world.
Outside of MBA Lawyers, Anton is the President of the Varsity Lakes Rotary Club, an Appointed Member of Varsity College’s School Council, a major sponsor for Griffith University Institute of Glycomics Malaria Vaccination Program and a sponsor for the Tugun Nippers.
Anton continues to share his knowledge and passion of Family Law, often speaking and presenting at symposiums, conferences and universities, including Bond University and Griffith University. More recently, Anton was a panel member at Varsity Against Violence 2019, where he spoke on various familial issues – raising awareness and funds for the Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence and Domestic Violence Prevention Centre.
In his free time Anton loves all water sports, including kitesurfing, foilboarding, wakesurfing and wakeboarding. He also enjoys tennis, golf and in winter months squash. He winds down after a day in the office by spending the evening hours in the gym. Anton is always on the look out for a challenger in a game of chess.
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