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.

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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FOONDUN M.S. V. BANQUE DES MASCAREIGNES AND ANOR (2019) SCJ 58

This is an application to order commercial banks (the Respondents) to disclose cheques and depone at trial pursuant to sections 60(3), 64(9) & (10...

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CHADY S.B. V HABIB BANK (2018) SCJ 363

In the present matter, the trial Judge upheld a plea of abuse of process and dismissed the plaint. The Court of Civil Appeal held that a plea in limin...

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FUZAK M. V BRECKA I. (2018) SCJ 63

This is an appeal against a bankruptcy order made by a Learned Judge of the Supreme Court sitting in the bankruptcy division against the Appellant adj...

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ALRIDGE S.A. V LO SEEN CHEONG T. (2018) SCJ 269

In the present matter, the Court of Civil Appeal quashed the decision of the learned Judge overruling a plea in limine to the effect that the Supreme ...

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CONSTANTIN R. V DE ROSNAY M.P. & ORS (2018) SCJ 33

dIn the present matter, the Court held that the post scriptum was valid and formed part of the will. As regards the second issue, the Court found that...

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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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