The "sought after" and "tactically savvy" Debt Recovery department at Duncan Lewis Solicitors are recognised in The Legal 500 2024 edition as leading specialists in commercial debt recovery across the South East. The team is praised by clients for being "hard working and really interested in getting the right results - they are adept at getting to the nub of their clients' disputes."Legal 500 2024 Edition.
Working for claimants and defendants, Duncan Lewis Solicitors' debt recovery team in Harrow has a notable specialism in advising Middle Eastern clients on claims and disputes. The group are described as "outstanding professionals" and are sought out by many international clients, with key expertise in cross-border jurisdiction claims."Legal 500 Leading firm 2024 Edition.
The "highly responsive" debt recovery team "work exceptionally hard to protect their client's position" and are "a team to watch". The debt recovery practice "handles claimant and defender side actions against financial institutions and fraudsters." The group is jointly managed by "heavyweight litigators" Anthony Okumah and Sobashni De Silva. "They specialise in cross-border jurisdiction claims and receives instructions from the Middle East. Areas of activity include insolvency matters, including bankruptcy and winding up proceedings, banking litigation and enforcement actions."Legal 500 2023 Edition.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors 'heavyweight' civil litigation practice represents both claimants and defendants and handles mandates relating to recovery actions, asset freezing orders and fraud litigation. ‘Business-savvy commercial litigator‘ and practice co-head Anthony Okumah has a wealth of experience in insolvency and bankruptcy litigation, emblematic of the team’s deep bench in claims against financial advisers. Dispute resolution expert Sobashni De Silva also co-heads the team.Legal 500 2023 Edition.
“Known for representing claimants and defendants, Duncan Lewis Solicitors focuses primarily on defending corporate and individual debtors against recovery actions, handling asset freezing orders and fraud litigation. Commercial litigator Sobashni De Silva stands out for her strong track record in defending clients against repossession claims. She is also well-regarded for her niche expertise in cross-border debt recovery, with a focus on the Middle 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.
“At Duncan Lewis Solicitors, the team specialises in complex and high-value debt claims for companies and individuals, predominantly in the financial sector and in relation to bankruptcy proceedings.”Legal 500 2021 Edition.
Our Debt department aims to improve the quality of your life by advising and assisting you with your debts. We help to give you the confidence that you can take action to stop bailiffs or county court judgements being issued, and that it is never too late to get help. We understand that each individual’s circumstances are different and we ensure that our advice will benefit you now and in the future.