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Enyo Law LLP

Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil Tier 2

At Enyo Law LLP, keystones of the practice include allegations of wrongdoing and dishonesty, applications for interim remedies, asset recovery, and the securement and enforcement of judgements and awards. Edward Allen serves as team head and often represents banks in addition to corporations, high-net-worth individuals and state institutions; he is supported by cross-border fraud expert, Konrad Rodgers, who leverages distinct expertise in Russian and CIS-related proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Edward Allen

Other key lawyers:

Konrad Rodgers; Jonathan Pagan; Richard Levett; Lucinda Orr


‘Incredibly knowledgeable, astute and responsive, as well as delightful to work with. An absolute go-to, conflict-free litigation team.’

‘Edward Allen is a stand-out. Wise beyond his years and indefatigable.’

‘Enyo has a dynamic and first-class disputes practice, complete with its own in-house business intelligence team. While I am counsel, I have worked closely with Enyo and the lay client and seen first-hand Enyo’s efficiency, flexibility, and client care. It is the complete package.’

‘Konrad Rodgers is a stand-out partner who is distinguished by his responsiveness, efficiency, and superb legal instincts. He is highly collaborative and works closely with all of the counsel team, and is always available.’

‘A strong boutique, very responsive to clients.’

‘Konrad Rodgers really takes a case to heart, thinking about it and the next lesson or step around the clock. Well-connected and with good experience, and very easy to work with. A very practical fraud partner.’

‘An excellent team – one of the best for complex litigation in the Commercial Court.’

‘Lucinda Orr – a star partner with a phenomenal work output and amazing skill at managing sophisticated litigation and clients.’

Key clients

(1) Banco Comercial Portugues S.A. (BCP) and (2) United Bank for Africa PLC (UBA)

Gennadiy Bogolyubov

Dechert LLP

St John’s Trust Company (PVT) Limited

Michael Viney and Hallelujah King

The Joint Receivers of Pyne Holdings Limited (in receivership), a New Zealand company (PHL) – Neale Jackson and Natalie Burrett (both of Calibre Partners, NZ’s leading restructuring and business advisory firm)

Rusnano group (including Fonds Rusnano Capital SA and Management Company Rusnano LLP)

Vegesentials Limited & Fibrewater Limited

Caroline Black and David Hughes

Cordic Group Limited (CGL)

Work highlights

  • Representing Banco Comercial Portugues and United Bank for Africa in all aspects of claims they have brought against the Republic of Mozambique in the Commercial Court, seeking payment under sovereign guarantees given by the Republic in respect of more than US$2bn in financing, or damages for losses following default under the loans secured by those guarantees.
  • Acting as lead global counsel for a Ukrainian businessman in his defence of a series of claims, including the orchestration of a fraudulent scheme to misappropriate $5.5bn from the Bank, brought by Ukraine’s largest commercial bank, PrivatBank.

Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail Tier 3

The ‘highly focused and effective litigation outfitEnyo Law LLP has a wealth of experience acting both for and against major banks, with a client roster spanning sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, and high net-worth individuals. The group has recently acted for Gennadiy Bogolyubov in the extremely high-profile Privat Bank dispute, as well as against Credit Suisse in the widely publicised ‘tuna bonds’ case. Nick Jones and Edward Allen lead the team, with the latter commended for demonstrating ‘masterly analysis’ in his cases. ‘Very good technical lawyerJamie Leader has expertise in contentious insolvency and financial services restructuring, with Jonathan Pagan also demonstrating broad expertise and described as ‘all over the detail on tuna bonds’. At associate level, the ‘very bright and incisiveDeborah Tillett is singled out.

Practice head(s):

Edward Allen; Nick Jones

Other key lawyers:

Jamie Leader; Jonathan Pagan; Matthew Marshall; Timothy Elliss; Richard Levett; Deborah Tillett; Amy Spencer


‘Jonathan Pagan and Amy Spencer were both extremely accommodating. I valued the clarity and explanation they offered (avoiding ‘legalese’) as well as their friendly professionalism. Both were genuinely committed to being helpful.’

‘Highly focused and effective litigation outfit. They cut to the chase. The leanest and smartest solicitors I’ve worked with recently as a barrister.’

‘Edward Allen’s command of strategy and case oversight is outstanding. He has had masterly analysis in steering the Dechert / Gerrard litigation.’

‘Tim Elliss knows what the critical path is. Focused on the key issues.’

‘Jonathan Pagan is great to be instructed by, makes your life very easy – all over the detail on tuna bonds.’

‘Jamie Leader is a very good technical lawyer with brilliant communication skills.’

‘Deborah Tillett is one of the best associates I’ve come across – she’s very bright and incisive and her written work is extremely accurate.’

‘I’ve mainly worked with Matthew Marshall. We had close, very informative and professional contact. I liked the way Matthew Marshall worked. He was very focused, asked the right questions and drew the right conclusions.’

Key clients

(1) United Bank for Africa PLC (UBA) and (2) Banco Internacional de Moçambique (BIM)

Administrator of Greensill Bank AG (GBAG)

The Joint Liquidators of Allied Wallet Limited (the Liquidators) (BDO LLP)

The joint liquidators of Alexander David Securities Limited (in creditors’ voluntary liquidation) – BDO

Work highlights

  • Representing Banco Internacional de Moçambique and United Bank for Africa in their claims against Credit Suisse, concerning the “tuna bonds” scandal.
  • Advising the liquidators of Allied Wallet Limited on the conduct of a litigation that concerns the obligation of FCA-authorised payment processing companies to segregate customers’ funds.
  • Acting for the administrators of Greensill Bank AG, a German bank and sister company to Greensill Capital (UK) Limited, in litigation related to the collapses of both companies.

Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: premium Tier 3

Boutique Enyo Law LLP is ‘the premium disputes only practice’, with particular strength in energy, financial institutions, and increasingly blockchain and crypto-related disputes. The team frequently advises on high-value, complex corporate commercial litigation matters, and often receive referrals from leading firms due to their c0nflict-free nature. George Maling heads up the practice, that notably includes Edward Allen, ‘very bright’ Tim Elliss, and ‘star partner’ Lucinda Orr. ‘Experienced litigator’ Jonathan Brook is key to the team, with particular experience in high-profile matters for high-net-worth individuals, banks, and private equity houses. At associate level, Alex Mobbs and Phoebe Dean are noted.

Practice head(s):

George Maling

Other key lawyers:

Edward Allen; Tim Elliss; Lucinda Orr; Jonathan Brook; Boris Telyatnikov; Konrad Rogers; Anna Maxwell; Alex Mobbs; Phoebe Dean


‘Lucinda Orr is a star partner who is fantastic at managing complex litigation, and an incredible hard worker.’

‘Anna Maxwell is incredibly responsive and well-organised. Gets on top of the substance of a case so that the engagement with Counsel is always very productive. Excellent strategist, always considering what will put the client on the best footing.’

‘The premium disputes only practice. Unparalleled strength in depth for a boutique notably at partner level. Enyo also have excellent referral relationships with the magic circle law firms as well as extensive international network.’

‘George Maling, Edward Allen and Tim Ellis stand out. They all have the whole package. Intellectual rigour, business acumen and innovative on fee structures.’

‘Konrad Rodgers is very sharp and hard-working, and who gets on top of the detail of the case. Good at managing a team too, and a pleasure to work for. Jonathan Brook is an experienced litigator who well knows how to manage a team: he delegates appropriately and then adds value on the important issues as the best partners should.’

‘Boris Telyatnikov has excellent judgment, is highly intelligent, and good to work with. Tim Elliss is very bright, sensible, down to earth, good judgment.’

‘Alex Mobbs is a senior associate who hits way above his grade. His advice is excellent and he inspires confidence, so you feel that you’re in the hands of a partner not an associate. Tim Ellis as the partner is also excellent.’

‘Phoebe Dean is an immensely impressive associate, and one of the most thorough solicitors I have ever worked with. Incredibly attention to detail, pleasure to work with, always provides timely and meaningful feedback to Counsel. A real star.’

Key clients

T.U. Reflections Limited and First Link Management Services Limited

Timis Corporation

Sheikh Mohamed bin Issa al Jaber

Citrosuco GmbH

Nifty Gateway LLC

Mr Federico Faleschini

Castleforge Partners

MCCF UK Solutions Limited

Manchester Property Development Holdings Limited

Jack Linton, Gary Linton, Selina Linton

Grove HR Limited and AGUT Limited (part of the Arora Group)

Work highlights

  • Acting for ultra-high net worth individuals in defence of a $800m claim brought against them by Russian state-owned banks.
  • Representing a number of the defendant software developers in the widely-reported blockchain litigation commenced by Craig Wright and Tulip Trading Limited in respect of $4bn of allegedly stolen Bitcoin.
  • Acting for a defendant in proceedings commenced by former Chairman of Ferrari and Fiat, Luca di Montezemolo, seeking to recover significant losses suffered by his Family Office’s investments following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Dispute resolution > International arbitration Tier 4

A 'superb specialist disputes firm', Enyo Law LLP has a strong track record in handling complex and sensitive international commercial arbitrations in seats around the world. Evgeniya Rubinina is an expert in Russia and former Soviet Union-related matters; Daniel Levy routinely acts in commercial and investment treaty disputes; and Tim Elliss is 'extremely sharp'. The second line of key practitioners includes Richard Levett, who is 'great at managing a team'; recently-promoted partner Matthew Marshall; and experienced senior associate Katie Marquet-Horwood.

Practice head(s):

Evgeniya Rubinina; Daniel Levy

Other key lawyers:

Tim Elliss; Matthew Marshall; Richard Levett; Pietro Marino; Katie Marquet-Horwood; Jonas Habert


‘A superb specialist disputes firm with a top market brand, packed with lawyers with real expertise and experience in commercial litigation and arbitration.’

‘A fantastic culture throughout the firm, led from the top with attention to client needs and a complete absence of hierarchical attitudes and stuffiness, where ability is rewarded and the client always comes first.’

‘The team has a very strategic, straightforward and informal approach to complex cases.’

‘Pietro Marino is a master of strategy, who is highly experienced at managing complex cases and confident in taking big judgement calls.’

‘Tim Ellis is extremely sharp and provides strategic advice to clients with a big-picture approach to matters that is essential to the complex matters that he handles.

Daniel Levy combines a business mindset with deep knowledge of the law. He also proves an invaluable asset in cases involving Latin-American and Iberian clients facing truly international issues.

‘Richard Levett is great at managing a team, as well as producing serious and substantial amounts of work product in his own right.’

‘Matthew Marshall is highly diligent and hardworking – thoughtful and considered even when under time pressure.’

Key clients

Petronas Brasil E&P


Ascent Resources

Ascent Slovenia

IMC Invest

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Work highlights

  • Successfully defended Petronas, the Malaysian state-owned oil and gas company, in a claim for approximately £1.14bn, in relation to a $850m investment into offshore oil fields in Latin America.
  • Acting for a logistics organisation in an arbitration that concerns a joint venture dispute.
  • Representing Ascent Resources and Ascent Slovenia in a €500m ICSID arbitration, in relation to their claim against Slovenia under the Energy Charter Treaty.