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Deborah Kirtley

Partner, Banking and Finance specialist

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Deborah Kirtley

Deborah joined the firm in 2018 as a Partner with a specialism in Banking and Finance work.

Bringing over 25 years of legal expertise to the firm, Deborah joined our Corporate and Commercial department as a Partner in 2018 in banking work.

Deborah is responsible for developing and supporting the firms growing a number of Banking and Finance clients, using her extensive legal knowledge to promote a new borrower-led service that is aimed at assisting businesses looking to raise finance by getting them “borrower ready”.

From her previous roles at 2 major Newcastle firms, Deborah is highly regarded as a leading lawyer within the banking and finance sector having advised both borrowers and lenders. She has advised businesses, both local to international, in relation to their borrowing requirements. Deborah has also acted in many of the region’s most complex and high-value deals within the football, hotel and student accommodation sectors.

She has experience working on a wide range of corporate banking, acquisition and development finance transactions.

  1. 1991

    Qualified as a Solicitor

  2. 1999

    Promoted to Partner at Dickinson Dees

  3. 2012

    Joined DWF as a Partner

  4. 2013

    Completed MBA at Newcastle University

  5. 2016

    Launched her own consultancy firm

  6. 2017

    Joined Northumbria University as an Associate Lecturer

  7. 2018

    Joined Endeavour Partnership as a Partner