General Business Law - Mauritius
THE FIRM This well-established firm is a long-standing player in the market and is most recognised for its litigation practice. The father and son team offers outstanding capabilities in both commercial litigation and arbitration. It frequently appears at all court levels, and recently obtained a successful judgment in the Privy Council on behalf of Total Mauritius against Mauritius Revenue Authority in a case regarding tax treatment of deposits. The group has also successfully represented numerous insurance companies in claims relating to loss of profits.
Sources say: "It's always had a good reputation for litigation work."
KEY INDIVIDUALS Veteran litigator and founding partner Sir Hamid Moollan QC is described by sources as "the most respected lawyer in Mauritius," and continues to be a rainmaker within the firm. He maintains a strong presence in the courts and led the Total Mauritius matter before the Privy Council.
Anwar Moollan joins the rankings this year having earned tremendous praise from the market for his excellent dispute resolution practice and significant presence in the courts. His strong engineering background complements his strong construction disputes expertise. A large proportion of his work involves construction arbitrations, acting both as counsel and arbitrator.