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

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

Leading firms Tier 2

Eversheds (Mauritius) Ltd (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) is best known for its commercial and corporate law practice, with special expertise in intellectual property. The group also regularly advises on transactional and regulatory matters. Michael Hough is a registered foreign lawyer and heads the financial services and securities department. Yannick Fok, who provides advice on corporate and commercial matters, and banking and finance lead Jean-Francois Boisvenu, are other key names. Nitish Hurnaum is highly regarded for dispute resolution. Tania Li is a stand-out associate.

Practice head(s):

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

Other key lawyers:

Tania Li


‘Experienced and international, excellent language skills’

‘Eversheds provides continuously excellent advice. Customer service is second to none: they are very responsive and take initiative.’

‘Tania Li is a superstar and deserves praise for her responsiveness and initiative. ’

Very good on administrative and company structures.

‘Eversheds Sutherland and its team has a great understanding of the business of the client and is usually able to bring the facts to-the-point.’

‘The whole team is universally estimable and highly responsive and is usually able to achieve the best results in an effective way. Jean-Francois Boisvenu has excellent legal skills and is always helpful in many other matters. Yannick Fok is always able to develop a good strategy with the client.’

‘Good understanding of the prevailing commercial law and regulatory environment in Mauritius across a number of disciplines. Negotiable fees and billing transparency ’

‘Jean Francois Boisvenu gives insightful and practical commercial advice as opposed to cut-and-paste opinions. Very well versed in financial services/markets. Prompt turn-around times. ’

‘Yannick Fok is a very competent stand-out partner. ’

Key clients

Lavastone Ltd

Cim Finance Ltd

Microsoft Corporation

MaxCity Asset Managers

H.V Holdings Limited

Aspen Global Incorporated

Hahei Overseas Ltd

Rogers Group Provident Association

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.

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Department Name Email Telephone
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
Photo Name Position Profile
 Jean-Francois Boisvenu  photo Jean-Francois Boisvenu Partner
 Yannick Fok  photo Yannick Fok Partner
 Michael Hough  photo Michael Hough Partner
 Nitish Hurnaum  photo Nitish Hurnaum Partner
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 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.