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Global Guide 2022
Mauritius General Business Law
2
Band 2

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by 5 St James Court

Dynamic set of Chambers offering a range of clientele advice on corporate transactions, conflict resolution and tax law while maintaining impeccable standards of client service and an exceptional success rate. Frequently retained by government entities, banks and investment funds to assist with litigation before the Supreme Court, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and arbitration proceedings. Also serves clients in fields such as insolvency law, employment law and legislative advice to sovereign foreign governments.

Strengths

One satisfied client described the group as "experienced litigation lawyers who have the depth one looks for when hiring a lawyer."

Work highlights

  • Acted for flag carrier Air Mauritius on its administration
  • Advised on transactions entered into by the subsidiary of the Central Bank, the Mauritius Investment Corporation Ltd (MIC)

Chambers Review

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General Business Law - Mauritius
2
Band 2
What the team is known for

5 St James Court is adynamic chambers offering a range of clientele advice on corporate transactions, conflict resolution and tax law. The set is frequently retained by government entities, banks and investment funds to assist with litigation before the Supreme Court and arbitration proceedings. It also serves clients in fields such as insolvency law, employment law and legislative advice.

Work Highlights

Provided by 5 St James Court
  • A 5 St James Court team led by Ravindra Chetty appeared for Mr Showkutally Soodhun, former deputy prime minister and Mauritian ambassador for the UAE, in a case involving an alleged threat against the leader of the opposition.

Notable Practitioners

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Ravindra Chetty SC
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Ravindra Chetty SC
2
Band 2

Ravindra Chetty represents international banks, corporations, medical councils and government figures in arbitral matters and in appeals.
"He is very professional and does a great job."

Avinash Sunassee
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Avinash Sunassee
3
Band 3

Avinash Sunassee is well regarded for his work in the corporate and litigation market. He assists banks and private companies with loan agreements, M&A, restructuring, employment law and insolvency. Furthermore, he is well versed in offering legislative advice to foreign government entities.
"He is a very good and solid lawyer."

Ranked Lawyers at
5 St James Court

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Mauritius

Dispute Resolution

Ravindra Chetty SC
2
Ravindra Chetty SC
2
Band 2
Avinash Sunassee
3
Avinash Sunassee
3
Band 3
General Business Law

Avinash Sunassee
3
Avinash Sunassee
3
Band 3

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