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Howard Kennedy LLP

Work Department

Commercial Dispute Resolution


Ayesha Salim specialises in commercial litigation and arbitration, acting for and advising clients ranging from private individuals to multinational companies.

She is a solicitor acting for clients involved in contractual, company, shareholder, partnership, and joint venture disputes.

Ayesha also assists clients with professional negligence and agents’ commission claims, as well as, contentious trust and estate, and commercial agency disputes.

Ayesha has extensive experience of alternative dispute resolution including mediation.



Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

Howard Kennedy LLP‘s ‘diverse and very interesting practice‘ handles significant international cases that frequently involve states or state-owned entities, particularly in Africa and the Indian sub-continent.  Group leader Duncan Bagshawfights extremely hard for his clients‘, while India group chair Arish Bharucha, a May 2022 partner recruit from Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP, regularly acts in India-related arbitrations and arbitration matters in court. Legal director Ayesha Salim assists with contractual, company, shareholder, partnership, and joint venture disputes.

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

(Rising stars)

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Housing ‘seasoned litigators who know how to win‘, Howard Kennedy LLP‘s commercial litigation team has a significant track record in complex, cross-border disputes and High Court cases that set new precedents for novel legal issues. Dominic Offord is ‘an outstanding group head and litigator‘; Joel Leigh‘s practice covers claims arising from partnership and shareholder disputes, insolvency and regulatory scenarios, and professional negligence-related litigation; Duncan Bagshaw is an expert in Africa-related energy disputes; and India group chair Arish Bharucha is ‘a polished performer‘. At legal director level, James Wingfield and Ayesha Salim both act in major commercial disputes.