Our Team

Deborah Tillett
Of Counsel
  • Banking (& Finance) Litigation
  • Commercial & Contractual Disputes
  • Fraud (& Asset Recovery)
  • Insolvency & Restructuring Disputes
Qualifications & Education
  • Law (LLB (Hons)), University of Otago, New Zealand
  • BA (Psychology), University of Otago, New Zealand
  • New Zealand Law Society
Professional Associations
  • Member, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation

Deborah is a commercial litigator with particular expertise in restructuring and insolvency law and financial services disputes. She has experience acting on complex and high-value matters, for insolvency practitioners, directors, debtors and creditors across a range of sectors and in relation to both domestic and cross border disputes and insolvencies.


Deborah holds Bachelor’s degrees in both Law and Psychology from the University of Otago, New Zealand and is admitted to practise as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court in New Zealand. Since qualifying, Deborah has practised at one of New Zealand’s largest corporate law firms, at a specialist litigation firm in London, and at Eversheds Sutherland where she was an associate in the restructuring team working on insolvency matters with a contentious element. She joined Enyo Law in May 2021.

Experience includes:
  • the provisional liquidation and subsequent liquidation of Allied Wallet Limited, an FCA-regulated electronic money provider
  • the administration of Force India Formula One Team Limited
  • acting for the liquidators of a UK construction company in pursuing claims against its former directors for breach of directors’ duties
  • acting for a commercial real estate fund defending proceedings issued in the Commercial Court by a defaulting borrower
  • acting for a foreign Government agency seeking to pursue claims in excess of USD 2 billion and obtain injunctive relief against multiple defendants
  • advising the administrators of a UK-incorporated company providing due diligence and collateral risk management services in relation to commodity trades
Apr 25, 2024
UK Supreme Court confirms anti-suit relief in favour of foreign-seated arbitration proceedings
In the most significant decision in the arbitration world since Enka v Chubb, the Supreme Court has confirmed this week...
Apr 10, 2024
The big freeze: Unitel SA v Unitel International Holdings BV & Anor
Mr Justice Bright has provided a useful reminder as to the hurdles that need to be overcome to secure a...
Mar 6, 2024
English High Court hands down significant judgment regarding an online auction of a blockchain-based NFT
The High Court has handed down judgment in Amir Soleymani v Nifty Gateway LLC. The background In 2021, Mr Soleymani,...
Feb 6, 2024
Anna Brownrigg speaking at Thought Leaders 4 Disputes: Financial Institutions Litigation
Anna Brownrigg will be speaking alongside a panel on Analysing the Rise of ESG Risks in Financial Institutions Litigation at...