Managing Partner: Pesi Pardiwalla, SC
Number of partners: 4 Number of lawyers: 3
Languages: English, French
Founded in 1991 by Pesi Pardiwalla, SC, a former Attorney General of Seychelles, as a general litigation outfit. Over the past 15 years Pardiwalla Twomey Lablache has increasingly focused on its business and corporate practice, providing advisory, transactional but also litigation services to both domestic and international clients. The firm is a member of the Eversheds Sutherland Africa Alliance and maintains excellent working relationships with leading international law firms, ensuring seamless and high quality services to clients in cross-border transactions.
Main Areas of Practice:
Construction & Real Estate
The firm acts for domestic and international clients in a range of business, corporate and financial transactions and litigation and has developed expertise in the following areas:
■Construction & Real Estate
■Acting for an international group of hotel developers, Divino Sabino (litigation and finance partner) was successful recently in a final appeal in a high profile real estate claim against a Seychelles government parastatal
■Sabino also acted against the Seychelles Financial Intelligence Unit in several major AML disputes
■Conrad Lablache (corporate and finance partner) advised in the ownership restructuring of a major international bank and telco group with operations in Seychelles
The firm’s clients include:
■Cable & Wireless
■Indian Ocean Tuna
■Mauritius Commercial Bank
The firm also acts for some of the leading international corporate and fiduciary service providers with interests in Seychelles.