We’re so pleased that Ayesha has emerged victorious from the NatWest Everywoman Awards – a truly prestigious event honouring some of the most impressive entrepreneurial women working in the UK.
Here’s what the Everywoman team had to say about Ayesha, and why they chose her for this award:
“Ayesha Vardag is the founder of London-based law... Read More
The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 is like the Oscars for businesses. It tracks the fastest growing companies in Britain. It’s a completely objective measure. Not only are we on it, at No. 46 we are in the top 50. We are the only law firm on the list. This is hot on the heels of Ayesha being named 'Woman of the Year' at... Read More
In 2015, a much-publicised case was decided by the Court of Protection. It was both tragically sad and the stuff of fables. The 50-year-old woman at the centre of this case, named only as ‘C’ in the anonymised judgment, was, in effect, granted the right to die by the Court of Protection. Mr Justice MacDonald... Read More
Vardags director Arron Bortoft discusses his new task of heading up the new Cambridge office, how he would change the law, and, of course, children's parties. Could you tell us a bit about your background? My name is Arron Bortoft. I grew up in Tonbridge, Kent and moved up to London in the early 1990s. I moved out of London in 2010... Read More
Ayesha Vardag has won the NatWest Everywoman Award for 2015. The prestigious awards, which are in their 13th year, celebrate the achievements of entrepreneurial women from across diverse fields. Categories are open to women who have just started new enterprises, all the way up to women whose businesses have been going for more than 12 years.... Read More
Ayesha Vardag joined some of the world’s foremost family lawyers to give a talk at the event Family Law Cases in International Jurisdictions, at the Capital Club in Dubai this week. Ayesha discussed ‘Multi-jurisdictional cases with a Middle Eastern element’, while her French co-speakers, Véronique Chauveau and... Read More
The finalists have been revealed for the NatWest Everywoman Awards, and we’re delighted to announce that Vardags Founder and President Ayesha Vardag is among them. Ayesha has been shortlisted in the Athena category which recognises excellence among entrepreneurs who have been running their business for a period of between 7 and 11... Read More
In the recent case of HMRC v Glyn UKUT 0551 (TCC) it was found that a First-tier Tribunal applied the wrong test when determining the residence of a taxpayer. Although the individual had a family home in the UK, and visited frequently, it was held that the lower tribunal had applied the wrong test in establishing that there had been a... Read More
Valentine Le Grice passed away on the 23 December 2018. His chambers celebrated him as a "remarkable man, a pre-eminent silk and a much-loved friend". Vardags President Ayesha Vardag shared long conversations with Val, at the firm and at her Sussex home, especially about his novel and the challenges of writing fiction. She remembers... Read More
Vardags hit a firm record on Wednesday 14 October 2015, with lawyers in no fewer than 21 separate interviews, in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling in the cases of Sharland and Gohil. Managing Director Catherine Thomas conducted interviews on national TV and radio programmes including Radio 5 Live, the Jeremy Vine show on BBC Radio 2, BBC... Read More
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