garon anthony circledGaron Anthony

Partner, Squire Patton Boggs


Garon is a partner in the Litigation Practice Group. He has specialised in dispute resolution work since he qualified as a solicitor and has considerable experience in general corporate and commercial litigation work, acting for both private and public sector clients.

Garon regularly resolves disputes for clients in the financial services/insurance sector. That encompasses professional negligence, fraud issues/recovery processes, dealing with claims and complaints by customers of the mis-selling of retail products, handling insurance policy coverage disputes for corporate clients, acting on directors’ and officers’ liability claims and advising organisations and individuals that are subject to FSA investigations/disciplinary proceedings.

Garon also resolves disputes for clients in the public sector, having acted for a significant number of central government departments, local authorities, NHS trusts, universities and regional development agencies during his career.



  • Advising a UK plc bank on risk exposure weightings under FSA’s BIPRU sourcebook.
  • Advising a consortium of UK deposit-takers on the negotiation of terms for joining the UK’s first deposit-takers platform.
  • Advising banks and deposit takers in relation to treasury market and hedging documentation including ISDAs and Repos.
  • Advising a bank in relation to a BIPRU 12 netting opinion for FSA netting purposes.


  • Advising a UK retail stockbroker in relation to model B clearing arrangements.
  • Advising a fund management group in its dispute over charges with an international bank custodian services provider.
  • Advising a UK fund manager on its transfer agency agreement with an international bank.
  • Advising a UK mutual on the creation, launch and roll out of its OEIC offering.
  • Advising a UK fund manager on its distribution agreements with platforms, life funds, wrap providers.
  • Advising an investment sector client on the marketing and sale of unregulated collective investment schemes in the UK.
  • Advising a managing director on an FSA investigation and subsequent FSA enforcement action.
  • Advising a senior director on a proposed FSA enforcement action. Advising an insurance intermediary in relation to CASS client money issues.
  • Advising in relation to FSA rules on approved persons including dealing with FSA applications and withdrawal or termination of approved person status.
  • Advising an operator of unregulated collective investment schemes in relation to the operator agreement, information memoranda and related matters (including EIS schemes and BPRA Schemes).


  • Advising in relation to FSA Applications for authorisation and Variations of Permission.
  • Advising in relation to FSA change of control procedures and the completion of applications to the FSA for change of control consent.


  • Advising a VC fund manager on its FSA authorisation and establishment including perimeter issues, regulated activities, the FSA application and compliance issues.
  • Advising a UK SIPP provider in relation to terms and conditions and key features documentation.


  • Recognised as a leading individual by Chambers UK 2016
  • Listed in the 2015 edition of Chambers UK as a leading individual.
  • Listed in Legal Week’s Best Client Partner 2014.



  • College of Law, York, L.P.C., 1995
  • Newcastle University, LL.B., Honors, 1993


  • England and Wales, 1997