Our Dispute Resolution team advises on, manages and conducts all aspects of corporate, commercial and tax disputes, from strategic advice during the early stages of negotiations through to appearing before courts and arbitral tribunals. Our lawyers are sought after for their ability to handle technical and complex disputes and for being commercially minded.
Our broad experience includes representing clients in claims relating to shareholders’ rights, directors’ duties, trusts, insolvency, insurance, property, construction, data protection, computer misuse, income tax, VAT, land transfer taxes, as well as tax avoidance assessments in relation to cross border intra-group transactions.
Corporate and Commercial
Our Corporate and Commercial team is experienced in the whole spectrum of corporate matters including M&A, structuring, corporate reorganization, company re-domiciliation, due diligence, regulatory compliance and transaction closings.
On corporate transactions, we often work with other PwC Legal teams around the world as well as the Tax, Deals and Advisory teams of PwC in Mauritius and abroad.
Our Financial Services team advises PE houses, management companies, insurance companies, fiduciary businesses and financial advisers involved in the financial services sector, on a wide range of matters.
We advise extensively on the structuring and setting up of financial services licensed entities as well as trusts and investment funds.
We also advise on Fintech related matters as well as innovative technology-driven financial structures, supported, where necessary, by the Technology teams of the PwC network, leaders in their field.
Employment & Immigration
Our Employment Team advises employers on the terms of their employment contracts for better legal protection while ensuring they remain compliant with their statutory obligations.
We are regularly instructed to assist on disciplinary matters, claims for unfair and constructive dismissals as well as reduction of workforce as part of corporate restructurings or closing down.
Clients also turn to us for advice on the setting up and structuring of Global Employment Companies as well as on the legal implications of secondment agreements and foreign-law governed employment contracts.
We also assist clients in relation to applications for work permits and immigration related queries.
Data Protection & Cybercrime
Our Data protection and Cybersecurity team advises clients on their legal obligations under data protection laws and the GDPR and accompany them in the implementation of the changes required to ensure such compliance.
We often work alongside the Technology team of PwC who assesses the non-compliance of the systems and technologies that our clients use and advises them on how to improve them.
We have also advised clients on cybercrime complaints and the civil and criminal liability implications of such crimes.
Real Estate & Construction
Our Real Estate & Construction team is experienced in advising property developers as well as foreign property investors from project inception through to closing.
We also have expertise in construction law and advise clients on the negotiation of construction and related contracts including FIDIC, as well as being able to assist them in resolving their dispute amicably or before the Courts or arbitral tribunals.