YKJ Legal > Ebene, Mauritius > Firm Profile
YKJ Legal Offices
Office 2, Ground Floor, NEX, Lot 66
Rue du Savoir, Cybercity
YKJ Legal > The Legal 500 Rankings
Mauritius > Leading firms Tier 3Yuvraj Juwaheer heads up the group at YKJ Legal, a firm which is focused on corporate and commercial law and benefits from an international client base. Transactional work including work relating to banking, investment funds, trusts and regulatory issues also forms the firm’s workload. Corporate and commercial lawyer Varsha Boodhoo and Vikram Seesunkur, who has experience operating within the global business sector, are key names among the ‘highly qualified people‘ at the firm.
Other key lawyers:
Varsha Boodhoo; Vikram Seesunkum
‘Highly qualified people, good gender balance, good diversity and professional collaboration. They understand our needs, act promptly and provide quality advice.’
‘They are readily available, knowledgeable about the legal framework and forward looking. They have an ‘under-promise and over-deliver’ attitude.’
Ares SSG Capital Management Group
EPE Capital Partners
Bank of Uganda
China Development Bank
JP Morgan Securities
Minor Hotels Group
- Advised the Greenko Group in connection with a $940m overseas bond issue with bids of over $2bn.
- Advised the Scotia Bank in connection with a $550m loan facility to a major group involved in property and insurance.
YKJ Legal > Firm Profile
The firm: YKJ Legal is a boutique law firm registered with the Attorney General’s office in Mauritius since 2009. The firm is a spin-off of Bedell Cristin (Mauritius) Partnership which had been in operation in Mauritius from November 2010 to November 2016. YKJ Legal came into operation as from 1 December 2016. The firm is spearheaded by Yuvraj Juwaheer, managing partner and supported by Varsha Boodhoo and Vikram Seesunkur who are both partners. Mark Helyar who is an advocate based in Guernsey is a consultant to the firm.
The main practice area is corporate and commercial law. Our extensive experience in serving our worldwide client base in various sectors including banking and finance, investment funds, company law, insolvency, and trusts is an indication of our trusted services. Our drive for passion to service our clients has grown our client base to include international banks, insurance and re-insurance companies; institutional investors, high-net-worth individuals and governmental organisations and institutions. Our years of experience have enabled us to establish a strong professional network in various countries.
Areas of practice: Our areas of practice are as follows:
Corporate and commercial law: the firm advises corporates on diverse aspects of company law ranging from company formation and licensing, to legal due diligence, legal opinions and drafting of various types of corporate agreements.
Banking and finance: the firm advises on cross-border transactional matters relating to financial transactions, security for financing and various other areas ranging from acquisition finance and project finance.
Investment funds: the firm assists and advises on the various structures available for fund set up, reviews and drafts the fund offering documents, subscription agreements and the relevant agreements for the purpose of the fund application submitted to the regulators in Mauritius.
Capital markets: the firm advises on capital markets matters ranging from equity and debt securities to listing of funds on the local market.
Insolvency: the firm advises both borrowers and banks, liquidators and administrators, receivers and managers on various aspects of receiverships and the disposition of a company’s assets in insolvency.
Employment: the firm regularly advises corporates on employment law in Mauritius and drafts employment contracts, assist in disciplinary hearings; advises on termination of employment.
Regulatory: the firm advises management companies, global business companies and investment funds of the regulatory matters and the ongoing compliance requirements.
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CLIENT: Ashvin Aukhjee (Managing Director)
COMPANY/FIRM: ARCH GLOBAL CONSULT LTD
TESTIMONIAL: Over the years we have engaged YKJ Legal to assist us with all our legal requirements and those of our corporate clients. The service received was above and beyond our expectations. YKJ Legal conduct themselves with integrity, honesty and professionalism and demonstrate good understanding and strong experience in the environment in which they operate. The commitment of the team at YKJ Legal has been very impressive. Yuvraj and his team are friendly and patient. They are always available, straight to the point, capable and focused on making things happen using their knowledge and experience earned over the years. We would highly recommend Yuvraj Juwaheer and his team at YKJ Legal to anyone who requires their services.
CLIENT: Ashween Beeharry (Head of India Desk)
COMPANY/FIRM: DTOS Ltd
TESTIMONIAL: YKJ Legal is one of the law firms engaged by DTOS Ltd. We have been impressed with the delivery of services and sound advice of this law firm. They are very commercial minded and always work out the best solutions whilst at the same time meeting deadlines and clients expectations. The YKJ Legal team apart from demonstrating their knowledge and expertise, display a high sense of integrity and honesty. We find it a pleasure working with this law firm and wouldnt hesitate to recommend their services to a client.
CLIENT: Roshan Nathoo (Managing Director)
COMPANY/FIRM: Globefin Management Services
TESTIMONIAL: We have been engaging with Yuvraj Juwaheer of YKJ Legal in respect of client legal matters for several years now. Our experience in dealing with YKJ Legal has been excellent. We have always found Yuvraj and his team very responsive to our and our clients requests. In addition, they have always been forthcoming with valuable advice whenever challenging situations have arisen.
CLIENT: Rachel Lao (Executive Director)
COMPANY/FIRM: SSG Capital Management (Hong Kong) Limited
TESTIMONIAL: I have worked with Varsha of YKJ Legal for over four years now on a wide range of lending/banking matters involving Mauritian law. Varsha and her team are highly responsive, competent and helpful. Although situations we come across are often complex, they have consistently shown their ability to provide workable and commercial solutions. I have no hesitation in recommending YKJ Legal to anyone who is looking for a capable and reliable Mauritian counsel.
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