An Award-winning Law Firm

Debello Law is an award-winning boutique law firm specialising in banking litigation, corporate and commercial and consumer law. Our clients include AIM listed and blue-chip companies, High Street and online retailers, celebrities and high net worth individuals.

The firm has won numerous M&A awards and is consistently named Consumer Law Firm of the year, alongside Dean Dunham, who is widely regarded as one of the leading authorities and commentators in consumer law.

Key People

Dean Dunham
LL.B (Hons) MCIArb

Dean is a qualified Arbitrator, Barrister and Solicitor-Advocate and has been qualified for more than 24 years. He has held the role of Chief Ombudsman and Chief Arbitrator with an aviation and retail ADR scheme and has written more than 100 arbitration awards for ABTA, and in excess of 1000 adjudication decisions in the aviation and retail sectors.

Dean is considered to be one of the leading authorities on consumer law and has been named Consumer Lawyer of the Year 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. In this respect his unrivalled experience of acting as arbitrator on consumer law matters, advising consumers, advising many of the leading airlines and retailers, engagement with regulators and writing extensively in the media on consumer law matters makes him the ‘go to lawyer’ on consumer law matters.

Dean is also one of the leading commentators on consumer law matters in the media, writing weekly columns for the Daily Mail, regularly appearing on the news and presenting the LBC Radio Consumer Hour every Sunday.

Dean also has a wealth of experience in commercial matters and M&A.

Edel McMahon
LL.B (Hons)

Edel is a leading private client solicitor and is regularly instructed on complex High Court litigation.

Stephanie Lewis
LL.B (Hons) LLM

Stephanie is a qualified solicitor with a wealth of experience in consumer law matters. Stephanie has led a team of adjudicators and arbitrators operating in the retail space and regularly advises retailers on consumer law matters.

Stephanie also has a particular expertise in Data Protection and GDPR matters, advising clients on breaches and enforcement action.

Joanne Dunham

Jo is an experienced arbitrator and has worked in the legal profession for in excess of 30 years. Jo has written more than 1000 arbitration awards in relation to disputes between consumers and retailers/utility providers, having acted as lead arbitrator for Consumer Arbitration – an approved ADR scheme.