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 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.
HONOURABLE DR ARVIN BOOLELL, GOSK V THE SPEAKER OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, HONOURABLE SOOROOJDEV PHOKEER, GCSK, GOSK & ANOR [2023 SCJ 480]
In this matter for Constitutional Redress, the Supreme Court struck out several paragraphs of the Plaint with Summons on the grounds that same are irr...Read More
STANFORD ASSET HOLDINGS LTD AND ANOTHER (APPELLANTS) V AFRASIA BANK LTD (RESPONDENT) (MAURITIUS)  UKPC 35
In this matter, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council examined whether the Supreme Court was right to refuse Norwich Pharmacal relief in the cir...Read More
SURENDRA DAYAL (APPELLANT) V PRAVIND KUMAR JUGNAUTH AND 7 OTHERS (RESPONDENTS) (MAURITIUS)  UKPC 37
In this appeal before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, the Board found that the Supreme Court of Mauritius was right to conclude that...Read More
L’HISTOIRE DE LA FARINE V M_S LANDSCOPE (MAURITIUS) LTD [2023 SCJ 168]
The Court held that amending both parties, the party suing and the party being sued, could not have been the subject of a genuine mistake and acceptin...Read More
GONESS S. & ORS V THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF VACOAS-PHOENIX 2023 SCJ 247
The applicants’ contention was that the decision of the respondent, granting the co-respondent’s a Building and Land Use Permit for the co...Read More
Areas Of Practice
5 ST JAMES COURT is a multi-disciplinary set offering expertise in specialist areas of law, in particular:
- Civil Law
- Commercial Law
- Financial Services
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