Deborah Nigh > Howes Percival LLP > Northampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Howes Percival LLP

Work Department

Insolvency & Corporate Recovery


Deborah qualified as a solicitor in March 1999 and has specialised, since then, in all aspects of personal and corporate insolvency. Deborah deals mainly with office holder claims identifying recoveries to be made for the benefit of the insolvent estate.

Deborah returns to Howes Percival where her legal career started, as a trainee solicitor in 1997, via the merger of niche insolvency practice, summers nigh law, with Howes Percival in June 2017.


2017 – Howes Percival llp (Partner)

2006 – 2017 summers nigh law llp (Partner)

1999 – 2006 emw law llp (solicitor/associate)

1997 – 1999 Howes Percival (trainee/solicitor)

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Displaying ‘superb expertise in this field’, Howes Percival LLP‘s group of insolvency lawyers and litigators have acted on some of the largest non-bank panel insolvency cases, namely advising the administrator of a failed investment firm with possible recoveries in excess of £100m. In Leicester, Carl Mifflin continues to win instructions advising liquidators of companies engaged in aggressive tax avoidance schemes and has successfully recovered more than £10m for the benefit of HMRC. Northampton’s key litigators include Deborah Nigh and Katie Summers, who focuses on complex antecedent claims and major bankruptcy cases.