Zaiwalla & Co's success in The Legal 500 UK 2022

September 29 2021

We are delighted to announce that Zaiwalla & Co has been ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2022 for the following categories:

  • Banking Litigation: investment and retail - Tier 6
  • Commercial Litigation: mid-market - Tier 6
  • International Arbitration - Tier 7

Banking Litigation: investment and retail

Zaiwalla is highlighted as an ‘excellent boutique firm with a dynamic and proactive approach to litigation. Easily capable of holding their own against much larger firms.' The Firm is developing a niche in banking disputes involving international sanctions and public international law issues. 

Stand out partners are Sarosh Zaiwalla and Leigh Crestohl.' Kartik Mittal is highlighted as: 'Highly intelligent, astute, very hard-working. Safe pair of hands.' Leigh Crestohl recognised as 'balanced, dependable.'

‘Sarosh Zaiwalla brings valuable experience to litigation; Leigh Crestohl has a strong intellect and good judgment; and Kartik Mittal works hard to achieve the right result for his clients.’

‘Zaiwalla & Co, being a boutique law firm, offers a service to its clients to solve their legal problems in an efficient and personal way, knowing that all partners, solicitor and paralegals are offering all their knowledge and time to the legal problem that the affected person is having.'

‘The practice is marked by an in-depth assessment of legal issues and great attention to detail.’

‘Unique perspective on the law, ability to spot a weakness and execute strategies beneficial to their client.'

Commercial Litigation: mid-market

Zaiwalla is praised as ‘A firm like no other – prepared to take on the tricky or unpalatable cases from overseas that others won’t touch – and often as not they go on to win them.' The Firm is also highlgihted as a ‘Top boutique firm.'

‘Other solicitors have a pyramid structure, Zaiwalla has a real team. Every member of the team thinks about every issue, and the issues are discussed collaboratively with the team and with counsel. The outcome is a robust litigation strategy, and the process is stimulating and effective and can produce out-of-the-box solutions.'

‘Zaiwalla & Co are a pleasure to work with and there is no weak link in the team.'

‘A very experienced boutique litigation practice with an extraordinarily broad case load, from international sanction cases through to cross-border frauds.'

‘Sarosh Zaiwalla has vast experience, and an unparalleled ability to understand how to achieve what a client wants.'

‘Sarosh Zaiwalla brings to bear his extensive expertise to ensure the best results for clients, fearlessly fighting their corner.'

‘Leigh Crestohl runs the engine-room of the firm.'

International Arbitration

‘Independently minded and good on both strategy and details.'

‘Not afraid to argue an unconventional corner.'

‘Leigh Crestohl is very tenacious and committed to the case.'

‘Leigh Crestohl is a really excellent lawyer, a great team player, and exceptionally bright.'

Access Zaiwalla & Co's full The Legal 500 UK 2022 rankings here.

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