Date Of Call : January 2011 (Mauritius)
Qualifications : BA Law & Accounting and Finance (University of Kent); LLM in International Economic & Trade Law (Brunel University West London); BVC (Inns of Court School of Law, London)
Neeven Parsooramen joined Chambers upon being admitted to the Bar in Mauritius in 2011. Neeven has in a short span of time been involved in a number of transactional matters having assisted both within and outside Chambers on various corporate and commercial transactions, locally and at an international level.
These include company formations and migrations, setting up of investment funds, project financing (in relation to mining projects, hotels and the hospitality sector, aircraft and ship financing, international trade in commodities), banking and finance, real estate developments, mergers and acquisitions and taxation. Neeven also has a growing litigation practice where he has been instructed to appear in commercial, civil and tax matters.
Prior to being called to the Bar of Mauritius, Neeven worked for a corporate law firm, where he was in charge of a portfolio of clients. In this capacity, he was often called upon to assist on transactions ranging from company formations and migrations, setting up of investment funds, project financing, banking and finance, real estate developments, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, etc.
Neeven has also been advising a number of Offshore Management Companies and both Global Business Companies Licensed 1 and 2 on a regular basis. On a number of occasions, Neeven has been called upon to liaise with regulators in Mauritius with a view to further the interests of his clients, including the Registrar of Companies, the Financial Services Commission, the Bank of Mauritius, the Board of Investment, the Prime Minister's Office.
Neeven is currently instructed in a number of civil disputes and criminal cases at the level of the District Courts, Intermediate Court and the Supreme Court (mediation division). Neeven recently appeared as junior counsel in an attachment order case involving an amount of Euro 20,000,000 and an African State before the Supreme Court of Mauritius.
Neeven is currently instructed in a number of Tax cases at the level of the Assessment Review Committee and is appearing as junior counsel in a Tax appeal case before the Supreme Court of Mauritius.
Neeven is currently instructed in a labour dispute matter at the level of the Employment Relations Tribunal.
Neeven is also actively involved in a number of transactional matters. He is currently advising in the financing and development of a morcellement project, in the setting up of an Integrated Resort Scheme Project, in a Wind Farm Power Project, in the purchase and restructuring of a hotel, in the setting up of a trust for the purposes of corporate social responsibility and the purchase and restructuring of a transportation company.
Neeven has had the opportunity to work with a number of English Chambers: including Stone Chambers, Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers, 9 Lincoln’s Inn Field Chambers and Doughty Street Chambers, where he has kept some close professional ties.