Ms Aisha Abdallah > Anjarwalla & Khanna > Nairobi, Kenya > Lawyer Profile

Anjarwalla & Khanna
ALN House, Eldama Ravine Close
Off Eldama Ravine Road
Westlands
Kenya
Aisha Abdallah photo

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Aisha Abdallah is Partner at Anjarwalla & Khanna. To view full profile:Click here

Career

JAN 2016 TO DATE: Partner – Head of Litigation, Anjarwalla & Khanna LLP, Nairobi

JAN 2013 – DEC 2015: Partner and joint head of Litigation, Anjarwalla & Khanna, Nairobi

AUG 2012 – DEC 2012: Senior Principal Associate, Anjarwalla & Khanna, Nairobi

JAN 2008 – MAR 2012: Associate, Real Estate Litigation, Shoosmiths, Milton Keynes, England

SEP 2002 – DEC 2007: Solicitor Dispute Resolution, Hewitsons, Northampton, England

SEP 1999 – JUL 2000: Advocate, Mohamed Madhani & Co., Advocates, Nairobi, Kenya

JAN 1999 – AUG 1999: Trainee Advocate, Kilonzo & Co., Advocates, Nairobi Kenya

SEP 1998 – DEC 1998: Trainee Advocate, Veljee & Devshi & Bakrania Advocates, Nairobi, Kenya

Languages

English

Swahili

Memberships

MARC Court of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Law Society of Kenya

Law Society of England and Wales

Property Litigation Association, England

Education

Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, 2004

Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, 2000

Master of Laws, University of London, 1998

Bachelor of Laws  University of Bristol, 1997

Lawyer Rankings

Kenya > Employment

Anjarwalla & Khanna has expanded its client base of major multinational, regional and Kenyan corporates. The practice has an even balance of transactional, advisory and dispute-related matters. The firm has defended a number of significant Kenyan corporates against high-value employee and executive claims. It has also demonstrated its expertise in redundancy exercises and reorganisation programmes. The firm remains active in transaction-related matters, notably M&A deals and private equity investments. Rosa Nduati-Mutero is a leading employment specialist, while Faith Macharia is an up-and-coming name in employment disputes. Aisha Abdallah and Sonal Sejpal are also key members of the team.

Kenya > Dispute resolution

Anjarwalla & Khanna stands out for its expertise in mainstream commercial litigation and international arbitration, as well as white-collar defence, anti-corruption and investigations. The firm is unique in having an integrated non-legal forensics and corporate investigations team, headed by Willie Oelofse. It represents some of the biggest international and national brands that operate in the East Africa market. Aisha Abdallah has an outstanding record in commercial litigation, fraud, anti-corruption and money laundering cases. Director Luisa Cetina provides further international expertise in investigations, white-collar criminal law and arbitration. Faith Macharia was promoted to partner in January 2020.