Who We Are
Our team is headed by Attorney Hiren Jankee.
Hiren is a well-known solicitor, having qualified in Mauritius itself and practised at a high level for more than 35 years. During his career, Hiren has appeared before all the courts and tribunals of the island in relation to countless litigation matters. He is well versed in various aspects of law. He also works regularly in alliance with several leading management companies in connection to corporate and commercial law both in the local context and in the global-business context.
As legal adviser to a major banking institution, the Mauritius Post and Cooperative Bank Ltd, Hiren has worked on many cases before the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of Mauritius. Hiren acted for the bank in Apavou Group of Hotels (In Receivership) v The Mauritius Post and Cooperative Bank Ltd (2014), the largest insolvency case in the history of Mauritius, with a value of over MUR4bn (about US$127m), in which a challenge to the bank’s appointment of a receiver-manager under a charge instrument was successfully resisted. Hiren also acts as legal adviser to several companies and parastatal bodies, including the Mauritius Housing Company Ltd, the Central Electricity Board, the Central Water Authority, the District Council of Riviere du Rempart, Mauritius Telecom, and the State Insurance Company of Mauritius. Internationally, Hiren has been involved as instructing solicitor and in other capacities before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in the United Kingdom in several notable cases, such as―
Our Areas of Practice
The main areas of focus of the firm are:
- Family Law
- Commercial Law
- Insolvency Law and Debt Recovery Services
- Employment Law
- Immigration Law
- Property Law
- Dispute Resolution and Litigation Services
- Gambling and Entertainment Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- Company Formation and Directorship Services