Aisha Wardell, Partner at Acuity Law

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"Aisha is technically strong, a great communicator and always tries to offer up a commercial solution."

"Aisha is an expert in commercial and corporate litigation. She's exceptionally bright and hard-working with an unwavering focus on client delivery standards."

"Aisha is a cool strategist with an instinctive grasp of personalities and dynamics."

"Aisha Wardell is exceptional and strikes the right balance of commercial advice to support the legal work to provide their clients with the best possible outcomes."

"I really felt we had the right team doing the job for us and, with Aisha taking the lead we really felt we had the firepower to take on Herbert Smith toe to toe."

"Aisha Wardell is very attentive - she listens carefully to my concerns and executes accordingly."

"Aisha is very smart and digests a lot of information very quickly."

"Aisha is described by clients as perceptive, thoughtful and tenacious."

"Aisha Wardell is a strong litigator who is very commercial."

"She is diligent and commercial with her advice."

Aisha Wardell

Recent Work

Aisha leads the Commercial Litigation team alongside Hugh Hitchcock. She is instructed on commercial disputes across a wide range of industries, in both High Court litigation and international arbitration, and has a strong track record of dealing with sector disputes, including energy and sustainability, public procurement, and information technology.

Aisha is consistently noted in The Legal 500 as a strong litigator and has been described by clients as perceptive, thoughtful and tenacious.

  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Procurement challenges
  • Restructuring and contentious recovery work
  • Banking disputes
  • Director and shareholder disputes
  • Professional negligence
  • Defamation, privacy and reputation management
  • Acting for Eco2 Limited in defending an Insolvency Application brought against the company and two others
  • Acting for a Claimant in their claim for professional negligence against a firm of solicitors in respect of the firm’s alleged negligent advice in connection with a share and purchase agreement
  • Acting for Corinthian Brands, the Claimant in a manufacturing dispute, following a threat by the Defendant to terminate a manufacturing agreement without proper cause
  • Acting for dental practice Braceurself Limited in its High Court claim for £4.7m for loss of profit and bid costs of £26,500, amid allegations brought by Braceurself of manifest errors and breaches of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 arising out of an unsuccessful bid. The High Court granted Braceurself permission to appeal, finding that the judge’s ruling that the manifest error was not sufficiently serious to entitle the Appellant to damages was a serious error of law
  • Acting for Quantum Actuarial LLP in its long-running dispute with Quantum Advisory Limited, including a recent favourable judgment from the Court of Appeal in January 2023 in which the Court found that the LLP’s obligations to carry out services on Quantum Advisory’s behalf did not include tendering
  • Acting for Quantum Actuarial LLP in relation to the LLP’s use of the “Quantum Advisory” trading name
  • Successfully acting on behalf of Loches Capital Limited in a pre-action disclosure (PAD) application against Goldman Sachs International and a follow-on application for permission to use the PAD documents outside of proceedings
  • Advising LUX Group Holdings Limited, a designer and manufacturer of luxury kitchens, in disputes concerning breach of contract, misrepresentation and claims under the Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • Acting for trustees of Elim Foursquare Gospel Alliance in relation to its interest rate swap claims against Lloyds Bank Plc
  • Acting for a group of shareholders in their claim against a pension company for deferred consideration following the sale of a renewable energy plant
  • Instructed in relation to a multimillion pound arbitration in the London Court of International Arbitration
  • Aisha is listed as a Next Generation Partner in The Legal 500
  • Aisha is ranked Band 2 by Chambers and Partners
  • The Litigation Team is ranked Tier 2 in The Legal 500
  • The Litigation Team is ranked Band 2 by Chambers and Partners
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