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Firm Profile

Erriah Chambers

Firm Profile

Port Louis

  • Profile
  • 2nd Floor, Hennessy Court
  • Cnr of Pope Hennessy & Suffren Streets
  • Port Louis
  • Port Louis
  • Mauritius
  • Tel: +230 208 2220
  • Fax: +230 212 6967
  • Email: Contact Us

Firm profile submitted by Erriah Chambers

Managing Partners: Dev R Erriah
Senior Partners: 3
Number of Partners:
4
Number of Barrister at Law: 10
International Lawyer/ French Lawyer: 1
Senior Legal Consultant: 1
Special Legal Consultant:
1 (Ex Chief Justice – Mr. Pillay)
Languages: English, French


Erriah Chambers acts as legal adviser and legal consultant to various banks in Mauritius and internationally. The Chambers also specialises in international finance, corporate and cross border insolvency, tracing and debts recovery, enforcement of foreign judgments, arbitral awards, arrest of foreign vessels and drafting of transactional/security documents.

More than 80% of the Chamber’s practice involves advising international clients, multinational enterprises, international law firms, the top ten international accountant firms, management companies, domestic and international banks. The Chambers is also involved in setting up of various investment funds with very complexed structures in India, various jurisdictions in Africa, and China etc. The Chambers provides litigation services, advice and legal opinions on any aspect of the laws of Mauritius, international tax planning, domestic taxation, import and export services, all cross-border transaction, hotel industry and construction law, international investments, international trusts law. The firm has until now won the following

Awards:

■ Acquisition International Legal Awards 2011 – Erriah Chambers – Mauritian Corporate Law Firm of the Year;
Chambers and Partners 2012– Dev Erriah - Leading Lawyer in General Business Law
Chambers and Partners 2012– Erriah Chambers - Leading Firm in General Business Law
■ Capital Finance International – Erriah Chambers – Best Law Firm Africa
■ World Finance Legal Awards 2012 – Dev Erriah – Best Tax Consultant, Mauritius
■ World Finance Legal Awards 2012 – Erriah Chambers – Best Tax Firm, Mauritius
■ ACQ Global Awards 2012 – Erriah Chambers – Corporate Law Firm of the year, Mauritius
■ Finance Monthly Global Awards 2012- Erriah Chambers- International Tax Law Firm of the Year, Mauritius.
■ ACQ Global Awards 2013(ACQ5) – Erriah Chambers – Corporate Law Firm of the year, Mauritius
Chambers and Partners 2014– Dev Erriah - Leading Lawyer in General Business Law
Chambers and Partners 2014– Erriah Chambers - Leading Firm in General Business Law
■ ACQ Global Awards 2014(ACQ5) – Erriah Chambers (Lex Africa) – Leading M&A Advisory Firm of the Year
■ Fenice Media – Corporate Live Wire – Most Outstanding Corporate Law Firm Mauritius – Innovation & Excellence Awards 2015

The firm is also a member of LEX Africa - Africa’s First Legal Network for 2014

Commercial Litigation:
■Represented Standard Chartered Bank (Mauritius) Limited in a commercial litigation for enforcement of various securities given in favour of the bank;
■Telecom Italia for Insolvency Matters

Overseas Litigation:
■ Rhodes Trustees VS Dena Gamble & Ors C.A. No. 11 of 2012 (Final Court of Appeal) – Seychelles;
■Appleby Trust (Mauritius) Limited & Other vs Ms Cristina Crociani / Mrs. Camilla Crociani Anor – Privy Council.

Aircraft Finance & Leasing & Project Finance:
■ Compagnie Française d’Assurance pour le Commerce Extérieur (COFACE);
■ Billund Transaction – Billund Mauritius Leasing 2 Limited – ATR 72-600 MSN 1032, MSN 1023, MSN 1041, MSN 999, MSN 995 with Air Nostrum , Deutsche Bank and Clifford Chance LLP; and
■ Air Asia (Mauritius) Limited – Financing and Leasing of Airbus A320-200 bearing MSN 5344, 5812, 5762, 5866, 5851, 5839, 5918,
■ Akara/Kingsgate - Asia Gold Ltd’s – Credit Finance – King & Wood Mallesons

Clients:
Air Asia, Linklaters, Standard Chartered Bank, Clifford Chance, Investec Bank, Yes Bank Limited, White & Case Ltd, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, Dentons UKMEA LLP, Enko Capital Management (Pty) Limited

International Work:
All aspects of Global/Offshore business laws banking, Finance and Project, M&A; Commercial litigation; Corporate & Commercial, Trust, Tax and International Tax; International Trust Litigation

Branches

  • 2nd Floor, Hennessy Court,
  • Cnr of Pope Hennessy & Suffren Streets,
  • Port Louis,
  • Mauritius
  • Tel +230 208 2220
  • Fax +230 212 6967
  • Email : [email protected]