About
Expertise
Work

Aisha is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution team and is an experienced commercial litigator who specialises in providing advice on high-value commercial disputes including contractual disputes, boardroom disputes and contentious insolvency. 

Aisha works with clients across a wide range of industries, in both High Court litigation and international arbitration. Aisha has a strong track record of dealing with sector disputes including energy and sustainability, public procurement and information technology.  

Aisha Wardell takes the lead on many significant commercial litigation instructions and is described by clients as “perceptive, thoughtful and tenacious” and “a strong litigator”.

  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Procurement challenges
  • Restructuring and contentious recovery work
  • Banking disputes
  • Director and shareholder disputes
  • Professional negligence
  • Defamation, privacy and reputation management
  • Successfully defending an injunction application arising from a six-figure claim for breach of contract.
  • Loches Capital Limited v Goldman Sachs International  [2020] EWHC 2327: Successfully acted on behalf of Loches Capital Limited in a pre-action disclosure application against Goldman Sach International.
  • Acting for trustees of, Elim Foursquare Gospel Alliance in relation to their interest rate swap claims against Lloyds Bank Plc.
  • Amey Highways Ltd v. West Sussex County Council [2019] EWHC 1291 (TCC): advising WSCC in its defence of a £28 million procurement challenge brought by disappointed bidder.
  • 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 multi-million pound arbitration in the London Court of International Arbitration.
  • Acting for Quantum Advisory LLP in relation to a dispute over the enforceability of a services agreement

Accolades

  • Aisha is listed as a Next Generation Partner in The Legal 500.

  • Aisha is ranked Band 3 by Chambers and Partners.

  • The Litigation Team is ranked Tier 2 in The Legal 500.

  • The Litigation Team is ranked Band 3 in Chambers & Partners.

Words from our clients

  • “Aisha is described by clients as “perceptive, thoughtful and tenacious.”

  • “Aisha Wardell is detail-oriented and commercial, and has a very reassuring manner.”

  • “Aisha Wardell is a strong litigator who is very commercial.”

  • “She is diligent and commercial with her advice.”