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.

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5 ST JAMES COURT
is a recommended firm on the International Financial Law Review and listed in Chambers and Partners. 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.

 
 

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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...

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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...

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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...

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THE STATE OF MAURITIUS V CT POWER LTD & ORS [2019] UKPC 27

In the present matter, the Board allowed the appeal of the State against the Respondent, having found that the Minister of Finance was entitled to com...

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ANGTEEAH V BATHFIELD AND OTHERS (2019) UKPC 23

This is an appeal concerning the sale of leasehold land and the non-fulfilment of a contractual requirement in the sale agreement for the obtaining of...

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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.

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