About Us

5 ST JAMES COURT, the Chambers of Ravindra Chetty, S.C., is a set of Chambers established in 2010, regrouping self-employed barristers who share the same ethics and values. All Members of Chambers are self-employed sole practitioners, but are often instructed together as part of a team.

Chambers offers expertise on all aspects of Mauritian Law and undertakes both contentious and non-contentious work. Members of Chambers appear before all jurisdictions in Mauritius, as well as the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

Click to view our Privacy Policy



5 ST JAMES COURT
is a leading firm in Legal500, ranked firm in Chambers and Partners and a recommended firm in IFLR1000.


Chambers is also a member of Globalaw, a worldwide network of more than 110 independent law firms with over 4500 lawyers in 165 cities across the world.

 
 

LATEST UPDATES

COVID19 - NOTICE

Following on from the Prime Minister’s announcement on 19 March 2020, Mauritius has gone into a period national confinement. All member...

Read More


COVID19 - COMMUNIQUE FROM THE SUPREME COURT

Communiqué from the Supreme Court: "In view of the two weeks’ lockdown announced by the Prime Minister on Thursday night, th...

Read More


GUNESH V NATIONAL TRANSPORT CORPORATION [2019] UKPC 17

In the present matter, the Board held there are two possible burdens in matters of an alleged unfair termination of contract of employment - one on th...

Read More


KURREEMUN B.P. V CENTRAL ELECTRICITY BOARD [2018] SCJ 27

In the present matter, the Supreme Court held that a failure to notify the employee of the complaints against him and to give him an opportunity to fu...

Read More


SONIAWEAR LTD V THE REGISTRAR GENERAL [2019] SCJ 69

In the present matter, the Court held that registration duty would be payable under section 3 of the Registration Duty Act in relation to a buy back o...

Read More

Click here to view more

Areas Of Practice

5 ST JAMES COURT is a multi-disciplinary set offering expertise in specialist areas of law, in particular:

  • Arbitration
  • Banking
  • Civil Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Company
  • Insolvency
  • Financial Services
  • Tax
  • Trusts

Whilst 5 St James Court is predominantly a civil and commercial set, certain members of Chambers will also advise and act in administrative and public law matters, constitutional law matters and criminal matters.

Click here to view more
2020 - RANKED IN CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS
2020 - RECOMMENDED FIRM IN IFLR1000
2019 - LEADING FIRM IN LEGAL500