Aisha Abdallah is the head of the litigation department at Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K). Her practice focuses on all aspects of commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on anti-corruption issues, money laundering and disputes over land, the environment and natural resources.
Aisha is dual qualified as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and solicitor of England and Wales. She joined A&K from Shoosmiths in the United Kingdom in 2012 and has over 17 years of experience in complex, high-value litigation. She also has experience in alternative dispute resolution, including multiparty mediation and international arbitration.
Aisha was recently appointed as a member of the MARC Court established as the ADR arm of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry, joining some of the world’s most eminent arbitration experts. She is the co-author of the Kenyan chapter of the sixth, seventh and eighth editions of The International Arbitration Review as well as the country rapporteur for Kenya for the second and third editions of the ICC Guide on the New York Convention. Aisha is part of an expert team that drafted Anti-Money Laundering, Remittances and Mobile Money Bills for Somaliland and advises corporate clients on best practice in combating financial crime and cyber crime.
Aisha regularly conducts external training, writes and speaks on a wide range of contentious issues including arbitration, corruption and compliance issues, including the Kenya chapter of the 2018 Chambers Anti-Corruption Global Practice Guide.