Level 2, Hennessy Court,
Cnr of Pope Hennessy & Suffren Streets,
Republic of Mauritius
Tel: +230 208 2220 / +230 208 3220
Mob: +230 254 5116
Fax: +230 212 6967
Chambers' Email: email@example.com
Head of Chambers: Dev R. Erriah LLB (Lon), LLM (Lon), TEP, Barrister
Number of Barrister at Law: 9
ERRIAH CHAMBERS was set up in response to the demand for Mauritius-based lawyers with international exposure and specialised expertise in the fields of International tax law, International trusts law, International Business laws, and all aspect of offshore business activities. The Chambers specialises in International Trust, International Finance, Banking Law, Shipping Law, Aircraft Finance and Leasing, Project Finance, Corporate & Commercial Law, Litigation and cross border insolvency, tracing and debts recovery, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, arrest of foreign vessels, drafting of transactional documents. Dev Erriah head of Chambers graduated in the UK and holds LLM in International Tax Law, Company Law, Law of International Finance and International Trusts Law from the prestigious University of London. Dev Erriah was the first Chairman of STEP Mauritius (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners). Dev Erriah is also a member of the International Bar Association and forms part of Committees N (TAX) and E (Banking). Erriah Chambers headed by Dev Erriah and consists of a team of seven barristers and has associateship with many foreign law firms.
More than 80% of the Chamber's practice involves advising international clients, multinational enterprises, international law firms, the top ten international accountant firms and management companies, domestic and international banks. Erriah Chambers is also involved in setting up of various types of investment funds with very complexed structures in India, various jurisdictions in Africa and Asia.
The firm has until now won 7 Awards:
1. Acquisition Legal Awards 2011- Erriah Chambers- Mauritian Corporate Law Firm of the Year;
2. World Finance Legal Awards 2012- Erriah Chambers- Best Tax Firm, Mauritius;
3. World Finance Awards 2012- Dev Erriah, Erriah- Chambers, Best Tax Consultant, Mauritius; and
4. Finance Monthly Global Awards 2012- Erriah Chambers- International Tax Law Firm of the Year, Mauritius.
5. Capital Finance International – Best Law Firm Africa 2012 – Erriah Chambers
6. ACQ Global Awards 2012 – Mauritius – Corporate Law Firm of the Year – Erriah Chambers
7. ACQ Global Awards 2013 – Mauritius – Corporate Law Firm of the Year – Erriah Chambers
Areas of practice:
Corporate: Finance, securities, capital markets practices, regulatory compliance, antitrust and competition, setting up of offshore companies, offshore fund and Collective Investment Scheme, advising on international banking and privatization. international tax and trust structuring, implementation of international transactions, negotiation, drafting of transaction documents and review of all legal documentation inclusive of trusts deeds, corporate constitutive documents, credit facility documents etc.
Finance: Mergers & Acquisition Finance/Banking, Investment Management, Lease and Transportation Finance, Private Equity and Venture Capital, Structured Finance, Aircraft Finance and leasing.
Litigation: International Arbitration & Cross-Border litigation, International litigation such as international bankruptcy, enforcement of international creditor's claim, money laundering and due diligence in Mauritius and at international level.
English and French