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Mr Anthony Okumah
Anthony is a director in the civil litigation department at Duncan Lewis Solicitors. He has extensive experience in civil and commercial litigation and specialises in acting for claimants in negligence actions against solicitors, barristers and accountants. He has a strong practice in multi-jurisdiction matters.
Anthony also specialises in dispute resolution and uses a wide range of tools such as arbitration, mediation and litigation. He frequently handles insolvency matters that include bankruptcy, winding up proceedings, and applications to set aside transactions at undervalue. He has a particular interest in property litigation; and trust claims involving determination of beneficial ownership, contested probate claims and boundary disputes.
Anthony qualified in 2005 and joined Duncan Lewis Solicitors in 2006. He has been a partner-level director at the firm since 2012. In 2020 he was awarded the International Advisory Expert Award for Civil Litigation at the IAE Awards.
Anthony has an LLB (Hons) in Law and an LLM in Commercial Law.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors advises on negligence claims being made against those working in professions including law, construction and engineering, advising a range of high-net worth individuals, vulnerable individuals, businesses and charities. Sobashni De Silva and Anthony Okumah co-lead the team, both of whom have expertise in dispute resolution.
The debt recovery department at Duncan Lewis Solicitors is particularly known for representing claimants and defendants in matters against rogue lenders and financial institutions. The team is notably strong in claims against financial advisers, with it having expertise in banking litigation, data protection and disputes between financial advisers and individual investors. In addition, the firm handles high-value debt claims for both companies and individuals during bankruptcy proceedings, where Anthony Okumah has longstanding experience. He co-heads the practice with Sobashni De Silva.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors acts on complex and high-value claims for both private clients and companies on the full range of professional negligence issues. Notably, the team has extensive experience with vulnerable individuals with mental health conditions, as well as assisting in professional negligence claims against legal, financial, and engineering professionals. Team co-director Sobashni De Silva represents clients on claims such as negligent misstatement, working with co-director Anthony Okumah in Harrow.
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.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors advises both companies and private individuals on a range of commercial disputes, often involving multiple jurisdictions. The team has also expanded into fraud-related financial disputes, defending claims by financial institutions and lenders. Director Sobashni De Silva has experience in civil fraud, commercial debt recovery and shareholder disputes, while director Anthony Okumah deals with professional negligence claims, as well as insolvency and property litigation matters.
- Professional negligence - South East > Insurance
- Commercial litigation: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx - South East > Dispute resolution
- Debt recovery - South East > Dispute resolution
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant
- Real estate > Social housing
- Insurance > Professional negligence
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx
- Private client > Contentious trusts and probate
- Dispute resolution > Debt recovery
- Crime, fraud and licensing > General crime and fraud