Ex-Axiom Ince boss instructs City firm over freezing order

The ex-managing partner of Axiom Ince has instructed solicitors to defend him against a claim filed by his former firm. Axiom Ince called on Devonshires Solicitors partner Philip Barden to issue a breach of fiduciary duty claim against Pragnesh Modhwadia. Modhwadia has instructed Rustem Guardian Solicitors, a City firm based in Holborn that specialises in […]

Mishcon partner exits to launch corporate firm

A Mishcon de Reya corporate partner has left the firm after two years to launch her own boutique. Angeli Arora joined Mishcon’s corporate practice in 2021. She previously set up practices in Africa and Hong Kong, serving as the regional leader for Africa at Dentons’ private equity practice from 2018 to 2021. Prior to Dentons, […]

Axiom Ince moves: Two teams join RPC and Mezzle

As the fallout from Axiom Ince continues, UK and UAE firm Mezzle has hired a team from the firm in Birmingham and RPC has bagged a quartet of corporate lawyers in London. Former Axiom lawyer Agnes Gay, who is moving to Mezzle, has spent five years at Axiom Ince (or Axiom DWFM as it was). Her practice […]