Anthony Ward is a member of the Finance Group at Shearman & Sterling and is based in London and Frankfurt. He focuses on all aspects of finance and, in particular, leveraged finance and restructuring work. He is listed in Tier 1 in Chambers as a leading finance lawyer and is also listed in The Chambers 100 for 2013 as one of the 100 best business lawyers in the UK. He is listed in Legal 500, the International Who’s Who of Banking Lawyers and Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Banking, Finance and Transactional Lawyers. He was head of the European Finance Group from 2002-2008, a member of the firm’s Policy Committee from 2006-2010, head of the London office from 2008-2011 and was a member of the firm’s Executive Group from 2011-2015.