Managing Partner

Pragnesh Modhwadia

Pragnesh was one of the founding Partners of Axiom Stone Solicitors and prior to the merger to Axiom DWFM he led the firm from a single employee to more than 250 staff over 7 offices.

He represents various clients, including :

  • high net-worth individuals
  • blue-chip companies
  • hedge funds
  • foreign companies
  • SMEs
  • property developers; and
  • pharmaceutical companies.

Pragnesh specialises in Real Estate and Banking and Securitisation.

Notable transactions include billion dollar claims against national governments, developments ranging from single-unit prime properties to local regeneration projects.

Pragnesh has vast experience representing clients in a wide range of commercial and civil disputes, having appeared before the Court of Appeal, all divisions of the High Court and various County Courts.

Notable cases include:

  • Representing a pharmaceutical client bringing an injunction against an international manufacturer.
  • Representing an international steel company in an arbitration worth up to $1.5 billion against a Federal Government.
  • Defending a claim of $500 million for breach of contract and tortious inducement
    Representing a client following appointment of administrators, in discharging the administration and regaining control of the client’s company.

Pragnesh currently sits on the board of a number of corporate and charitable bodies.