Anthea L Smith


Practice Areas

Civil Litigation; Banking; Property; Probate; Shipping and Admiralty

Year of Call to the Bar


Professional Background

Anthea has 18 years experience in the legal field -11 years as a practicing lawyer.

Prior to establishing SABALS Law Anthea was the Managing Partner of one of the longest established law firms in the BVI.

Anthea has extensive experience in the Courts up to the level of the Court of Appeal and regularly advises major property companies, businesses, and business persons in the BVI.

For the past four years Anthea has advised and acted for one of the leading banks in the BVI.


Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies, City University of London, England – 2001

Post Graduate Diploma in Bar Vocational Studies – Inns of Court School of Law, London, England – 2001

Bachelors of Law, University of Central England, Birmingham, England – 2000

Bar Admissions

British Virgin Islands


Travelling, reading, sports and dancing

Anthea is a member of a number of community non-profit organisations including ZONTA, Tortola; and she also serves as a member of the Scholarship Trust Fund Board and other statutory boards.