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Anthony Okumah , Duncan Lewis , Civil Litigation Solicitor , City of London

Anthony Okumah

Director & Solicitor

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Awards and Recommendations for Anthony Okumah
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"Anthony Okumah is simply a class act…a highly effective and commercially and tactically savvy litigator, he is highly experienced in long-running litigation with lots of moving parts." Anthony is a Recommended Lawyer in 5 practice areas including commercial litigation, professional negligence and debt recovery across London and the South East.

Legal 500 2024 Edition.
Professional Negligence; Commercial Litigation; Debt Recovery / South East: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx; London

'"Heavyweight litigator" city-based Anthony Okumah holds an impressive five Recommended Lawyer rankings in the 2023 edition of the Legal 500 for his Commercial Litigation, Professional Negligence and Debt Recovery work across London and/or the South-East. This edition applauds Anthony as a "star player - a hard hitting business savvy commercial litigator".

Legal 500 2023 Edition.
Commercial Litigation / Professional Negligence / Debt-Recovery / London & South East

"Anthony Okumah has a wealth of experience in insolvency and bankruptcy litigation, as well as winding-up claims and general debt recovery mandates."

Legal 500 2022 Edition.
Professional Negligence; Debt Recovery; Commercial Litigation / London

Practice co-head Anthony Okumah has particular expertise in the commercial property space.

Legal 500 2021 Edition.
Debt Recovery / London

Winner of the 2020 International Advisory Expert (IAE) Award for Civil Litigation – United Kingdom.

IAE Awards 2020 Edition.
Litigation / United Kingdom

Anthony is a Recommended Lawyer in the 2020 edition in The Legal 500.

Legal 500 2020 Edition.
Insurance: Professional negligence / London

I am a Solicitor and Director in the Litigation department. I specialise in Dispute Resolution and use a wide range of tools such as arbitration, mediation and litigation. I have extensive experience in civil and commercial litigation and have been ranked in the Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers Directory as a Rising Star in litigation for the past 3 years.

I have particular interest in:

  • Professional negligence claims against solicitors, barristers and accountants;
  • Insolvency matters, such as bankruptcy, winding up proceedings and applications to set aside transactions at an undervalue;
  • Property litigation; and
  • Trust claims involving determination of beneficial ownership, contested probate claims and boundary disputes.


  • LLM (Commercial Law)
  • LLB Honours


  • Director at Duncan Lewis, 2012-present
  • Duncan Lewis, 2006-present
  • Locum-Sterling Attorneys
  • Admitted as a Solicitor 2005


"Anthony and I have worked together on litigation of varying complexity since early 2011. He is well respected for his dispute resolution and insolvency work. Anthony's promotion to head of litigation at Duncan Lewis is a testament to his aptitude as a litigator and the long hours he puts in to furthering his client's best interest." - Toby Bishop, Barrister.

"'Heavyweight litigator Anthony Okumah adds big City skills to a team to watch.’ Legal 500 UK 2023


  • Recommended Lawyer - The Legal 500, (2024- 2021)


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