Eversheds (Mauritius) Ltd (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) > Port Louis, Mauritius > Firm Profile

Eversheds (Mauritius) Ltd (a member of Eversheds Sutherland)
2nd Floor
246 Edith Cavell Court
Edith Cavell Street
Port Louis

Mauritius > Leading firms Tier 2

Intellectual property is an area of expertise for Eversheds (Mauritius) Ltd (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) but the firm is best known for its commercial and corporate law practice. Aside from transactional and advisory work, the team also represents clients in commercial disputes within the Mauritian courts. The financial services and securities department is lead by Michael Hough. Other significant practitioners are Yannick Fok, who advises on corporate and commercial matters, and banking and finance lead Jean-Francois Boisvenu, who ‘is extremely intelligent and works very quickly and efficiently.’ Nitish Hurnaum is a key member of the disputes resolution team, which has steadily developed its arbitration practice over the past few years.

Practice head(s):

Michael Hough; Yannick Fok; Jean-Francois Boisvenu; Nitish Hurnaum

Other key lawyers:

Tania Li


‘Niche finance practice in Mauritius, very capable staff and great turn-around times.’

‘Jean Francois Boisvenu stands out. He is extremely intelligent and he works very quickly and efficiently.’


Key clients

Turkish Airlines

Investec Bank (Mauritius)

Old Mutual


Aspen Pharmaceutical

Premium Tobacco Holdings Limited

Supergroup Trading


RMB International (Mauritius) Ltd – First Rand Bank

Mauritius Commercial Bank

Praxis IFM

First Abu Dabhi Bank

Bank of China


Oak Trust

Taylor Smith Investment Limited

Work highlights

  • Advised Premium Tobacco Holdings Limited on a private placement of up to $10m Series 1 Notes and up to $20m Series 2 Notes to be issued under multi-currency note programme on the Official Market of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius Ltd (SEM).

The Mauritius office offers legal services to domestic and local clients including conglomerates, banks and financial institutions, real estate companies, management companies and other financial service providers.

The firm regularly advises on matters of commercial and corporate law, M&A, banking and finance, financial services, securities law, employment law, intellectual property, data protection, and competition law.

In addition to its advisory work, the firm is regularly instructed to appear in commercial litigation and has steadily developed its arbitration practice over the past few years. Members of the firm appear frequently before the Supreme Court of Mauritius as well as before regulatory bodies such as the Competition Commission of Mauritius.

Together with the banking of Eversheds Sutherland Global and the Eversheds Sutherland Africa Alliance, the firm offers more than just legal services and is well known for its approachability, friendliness, responsiveness, and for adding value to its clients’ businesses.

For more information on the Mauritius office, please visit https://www.eversheds-sutherland.com/global/en/where/africa/mauritius/index.page

Please see www.eversheds-sutherland.com for details of offices around the world.

Banking and Finance Jean-Francois Boisvenu
Corporate and Commercial Yannick Fok, Michael Hough
Competition Nitish Hurnaum
Data Protection Nitish Hurnaum
Employment Yannick Fok
Intellectual Property Nitish Hurnaum
International Arbitration Nitish Hurnaum
Investment Funds and Asset Management Michael Hough
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Nitish Hurnaum
Mergers and Acquisitions Michael Hough, Yannick Fok
Private Equity Michael Hough
Securities and Financial Services Jean-Francois Boisvenu, Michael Hough
Trusts and Foundations Yannick Fok
Number of lawyers : 2,400+
At this office : 12
Eversheds Sutherland
South African Chamber of Commerce
Contacts : Michael Hough
Contacts : Yannick Fok
Contacts : Nitish Hurnaum
Contacts : Jean-Francois Boisvenu

Eversheds Sutherland: Wenzel Röhsner has been admitted to the Vienna bar

Wenzel Röhsner, LL.M. (29) has been admitted to the Vienna bar in March 2022 and appointed Legal Director at Eversheds Sutherland in Austria. He specializes in intellectual property and litigation law with a focus on tort, civil and corporate law.

Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce the admission of Michael Röhsner to the Vienna bar

Michael Röhsner, LL.M. (26) has been admitted to the Vienna bar in December 2021 and has been promoted to Legal Director at Eversheds Sutherland in Austria. He focuses on data protection, IT law and cybersecurity.

Eversheds Sutherland berät Reconomy bei Übernahme der deutschen Noventiz-Grupp

München, 10. Dezember 2020 - Die globale Wirtschaftskanzlei Eversheds Sutherland hat Reconomy, den führende Anbieter von Entsorgungs- und Rücknahmelösungen in Großbritannien, bei der Übernahme des deutschen Entsorgungsfachbetriebs Noventiz beraten. Verkäufer ist das deutsche PE-Haus SEAFORT Advisors.