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London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 7

Zaiwalla & Co

Zaiwalla & Co 's 'extraordinary practice' undertakes complex, multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation work that emanates from high-growth economies such as India, Russia and the Middle East. Managing partner Pavani Reddy has extensive litigation experience in relation to energy and commodities; and Sarosh Zaiwalla's disputes practice includes commodities, shipping, financial services, energy, real estate, and oil and gas. Leigh Crestohl was made partner in 2019.

Practice head(s):Pavani Reddy

Other key lawyers:Sarosh Zaiwalla; Leigh Crestohl 


'Pavani Reddy is knowledgeable, practical and fun to work with'.

'Sarosh Zaiwalla is a canny veteran litigator'.

'Leigh Crestol is a standout litigator'.

Key Clients

Alexander Dobrovinsky

Vadim Maratovich Shulman


Air India UK

Work highlights

  • Defended a client in  a fraud claim that was issued by the Minister of Finance of Angola.

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International arbitration
International arbitration - ranked: tier 7

Zaiwalla & Co

Zaiwalla & Co is 'often seen in arbitration against Magic Circle opponents'. Instructions for the group frequently emanate from developing and high-growth regions, particularly India, Russia and the CIS region and the Middle East. Senior partner Sarosh Zaiwalla and managing partner Pavani Reddy are highly rated; Leigh Crestohl was promoted to partner.

Practice head(s):Leigh Crestohl

Other key lawyers:Sarosh Zaiwalla; Pavani Reddy


'The firm has an impressive client base from across the world and has been involved in high-profile work'.

'Sarosh Zaiwalla plays a considerable role in the group'.

'Pavani Reddy brings a tremendous commercial acumen to all her cases, in addition to her formidable legal skills'.

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