Urvashi Bissoonauth

Leaders in Law endorses Urvashi Bissoonauth as our exclusively recommended Real Estate Law expert in Mauritius. If you wish to get in touch with Urvashi, please use the contact information provided above.

Mrs Urvashi Bissoonauth is a sworn Law Practitioner and Counsellor, duly commissioned to practise as Notary in Mauritius.

She holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of Mauritius. After collaborating with the Notarial Chambers of Mr Jerome Koenig since 2014, she set up her own notarial practice and developed extensive experience in a broad spectrum of local and international areas of law including: real estate, family law, landlord and tenant matters, trusts. Trained both in English common law and French civil law, Mrs Bissoonauth is fully conversant with both jurisdictions.

She has worked on diverse real estate RES and PDS projects and collaborated on two Smart City restructuring transactions. Her forte lies in drafting of notarial documents including sui generis agreements to satisfy clients demands, security agreements, accompanying deeds of sale and pre-sale agreements, in meticulous compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.


Nishi Kichenin

Nishi Kichenin is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of JurisTax Ltd, a law graduate from the University of London; Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK) and a licensed Insolvency Practitioner. Before joining the Global Business industry in 2004, she spent 8 years teaching law, corporate administration, and corporate secretarial practice. Nishi also acts as resident director on several Global Business Companies in Mauritius including Collective Investment Scheme, CIS Manager and Investment Dealer

Firm description

JurisTax is a Mauritius based management company licensed by the Financial Services Commission to provide a full range of corporate, fiduciary, wealth and tax planning services.

We have a dedicated team of professionals delivering a bespoke service to Clients seeking to benefit from the advantages afforded by the use of the Mauritian jurisdiction. The team works closely with leading law firms and institutional agencies to provide an end-to-end service from legal to management, advisory, accounting and execution services for international companies, partnerships, Funds, Protected Cell companies, Trusts and Foundations.

We analyse the requisites and risk appetite of the Client to advise on the most apt structure to preserve and enhance the assets of the client.

By working with a network of international intermediaries, JurisTax has built up a business recognized as responsive, knowledgeable and customer focused. We respect that not all Clients have identical needs and therefore look to provide the right solution in an efficient and confidential environment.

Sunil Bheeroo

Leaders in Law endorses Sunil Bheeroo as our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Mauritius. If you wish to get in touch with Sunil please use the contact information provided above.

Barrister, Arbitrator, Mediator & Managing Partner

Sunil Bheeroo has had an evolving career following his secondary education in England. Having chosen the Economics and Business Management field of studies at his A Levels, he went on to gain his first Degree in Marketing & Business Management with success as he developed a keen interest in the field of business and entrepreneurial.

He then joined Financial Institutions in the UK as Administrator & Financial Advisor.
Following a successful stint in operational and management matters, he furthered his qualifications and went on to earn a qualifying law degree with the ultimate objective of practising law. His Bar course provided him with the foundation and fuel to channel his communication and convincing skills into an expertise which became synonymous to his identity in the field of law.

Sunil has been Senior Adviser to the Ministry of Finance and Prime Minister’s Office. He has been President of The Stock Exchange of Mauritius, Director of Bank & other Financial Institutions as well as holding senior positions in the Regulatory framework. He has also been involved in drafting of many important legislations including the Companies Act, Financial Act among others.

Currently practising as a Corporate Lawyer on a wide array of legal areas, Sunil has established himself as an experienced, seasoned and knowledgeable reference on matters of, corporate and commercial affairs as well as financial services and investment activities.

He is the Managing partner of BHEEROO LAW CHAMBERS, a Law Firm in Mauritius with offices in South Africa and Europe. He is also the main principal for International Alliance Management [IAM], which is an Offshore Management Company, duly licensed by the Financial Services Commission. He sits as independent Director on numerous Board of Directors in Banking & Finance Industries. Having held a variety of senior positions, within the Ministry of Finance, the Stock Exchange and within accredited banks, he is now comfortable in managing a law firm and Offshore Management company, committed to provide comprehensive support and assistance across several countries and over various matters of legal dispute and matters.

He is also an International Arbitrator and Member of the Institute of Directors. Sunil is also part time lecturer in Law.

Areas of Expertise: Adjudication,Arbitration,Mediation

Firm Description

Bheeroo Law Chambers specialises in Corporate, Commercial and International Trade. The firm also deals with Patent’s right, Arbitration, Financial services and Offshore Business activities.

Bheeroo Law Chambers has a subsidiary company in the name of Swift Consultancy Services, offering Company & Corporate secretarial Services. Swift acts on behalf of Investors until full implementation of their project and continue giving support if so needed. Swift also deals in offshore activities and advises clients in their best interest.

Services Offered are Inter Alias:

  • Incorporation of Companies & Corporate Services
  • Investments & Property acquisition
  • Project Financing & Project management
  • Offshore Business, Patent’s Right, Arbitration

Gilles Athaw

Mr. Gilles Athaw is a Barrister qualified in U.K. and called to the Bar of UK and in Mauritius. Mr. Athaw has wide experience in the corporate and financial services sector. He has been advising several multinationals, banks and investment banks. He has acted as the Mauritian counsel in various financial transactions including structured financing, debt restructuring and derivatives transactions. He has, in that capacity, reviewed and drafted all corporate and security documents, legal due diligence reports and legal opinions. He has also been involved in the setting-up of several open-ended and closed-ended funds and other Mauritius SPVs.

Corporate Law Practice:

Our firm advises on all aspects of corporate law. We provide assistance on the most appropriate and tax effective structure of a company and attend to all legal matters which may affect by near or by far, the company’s business affairs.

Among other services, our firm provides assistance in the setting up of joint ventures and drafting of the relevant business documents, conducting due diligence exercises, company and litigation searches, legal opinions relating to enforceability of transactions.

C&A Law Firm:

C&A Law is one of the first law firms to have been registered by the office of the Attorney General of Mauritius. Strategically located in the prime financial services area of Mauritius, we provide a full service focusing mainly on related corporate and commercial law for both international and domestic clients.

C&A Law is dedicated to providing full assistance from the early structuring stage of a corporation throughout its business operations life by offering tailor made legal support for the corporation’s licensing requirements, financing transactions, tax advice, employment law matters, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring or listing on a stock exchange.

Our strength lies in our ability to fulfil our commitments on time. Clients have never failed to show their appreciation for our timely, efficient and cost effective service.