Ince crisis: Axiom Ince hits ex-MP with freezing injunction

Axiom Ince has filed a preservation order and freezing injunction against its former managing partner. Axiom’s former managing partner, Pragnesh Modhwadia, along with partners Shyam Mistry and Idnan Liaqat, were suspended from the firm earlier this month by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). The SRA ruled that the trio failed to comply with account rules, […]


Suspended Axiom Ince partner files claim against SRA

A suspended partner from Axiom Ince has filed a lawsuit against the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and its intervention agent, Gordons. Shyam Mistry was one of three partners who was suspended from Axiom Ince earlier this month as he was accused of failing “to comply with the rules made under sections 31 and 32” of […]

K&E’s star debt finance team leaves firm

A debt finance team of four City partners, led by Neel Sachdev, are exiting Kirkland & Ellis.  It is understood that the four are moving to Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, less than  two weeks since news broke that Paul Weiss’s London managing partner Alvaro Membrillera would move in the other direction to K&E. Sachdev […]