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Appleby

General Business Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 2MauritiusGlobal 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Appleby is a well-regarded international offshore law firm with a significant presence in the Mauritian market. Its experienced team of lawyers is frequently retained to advise on the local implications of global debt restructurings, bankruptcy proceedings and bond offers. M&A continues to be a particular area of strength for the firm. It represents a wide array of clients acting in the banking and finance sphere and corporations investing in regional markets. The team has notable experience of cross-border financing mandates.

Strengths

One market commentator reports: "They are knowledgeable, responsive and routinely deliver on budget and within the deadlines set."

Another interviewee adds: "The team is very strong, responsive and has subject matter expertise in its respective domains."

Work highlights

An Appleby team led by partner Yahia Nazroo represented Stevenhills in an appeal following its conviction of a regulatory breach under the Gambling Regulatory Authority Act 2007.

Notable practitioners

Dushyant Ramdhur is well regarded for his representation in commercial litigation matters.
"He is an up-and-coming lawyer in arbitration matters.""He is very responsive."

Malcolm Moller is a highly regarded lawyer with extensive international expertise. He is well versed in financing projects, M&A, capital markets and restructurings.

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Overview

The Mauritius office provides


The Mauritian office provides work for domestic and  international clients ranging from banks and state owned enterprises, to investment funds, listed companies and high-net-worth individuals.  Our focus however, is on investment into emerging Indian, African and Asian markets.

Our Lawyers advise on all aspects of Mauritius law. This includes advice on a wide range of corporate, commercial, corporate finance and structured finance products including advising on banking and structured finance transactions, credit restructuring, debt consolidation, derivatives transactions and securities offerings, public and private M&A,  public and private equity, company, fund & trust formation and administration, and other strategic corporate transactions for private equity, trade and other institutional clients. 

We also have a separate Dispute Resolution practice who provide fund disputes, trust litigation, restructuring & insolvency , shareholder disputes, fraud and asset tracing, commercial litigation, regulatory work and shipping and maritime litigation.  It is also active across a wide range of commercial disputes reflecting its strength in depth and wide experience.

Notable clients with whom we have panel engagements are Bank of America, Barclays, Citibank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, EY, JPMorgan Chase, Royal Bank of Scotland, Standard Bank, Standard Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, UBS, Lloyds.

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General Business Law

Appleby

firm
Location

7th Floor Happy World House

37, Sir William Newton Street

Port-Louis

Port Louis

Mauritius

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Mauritius

Dispute Resolution


Dushyant Ramdhur
Band 3

General Business Law


Malcolm Moller
Band 1