Anthony F.T. Fernando is a graduate in law from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and was admitted as an Attorney-at-Law by the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka in February 1979. He was a member of the Attorney-General's Department of Sri Lanka from November 1979 to January 1991. He has been attached to the Department of Legal Affairs of Seychelles since February 1991. He was appointed Attorney-General of Seychelles in January 1999 and continues to hold the post.