The Team


Meet our professionals and expertS

Our team brings about a forward and innovative concept, in the otherwise traditionalist Mauritian legal field. As a boutique law firm, we understand our client’s needs for practical solutions which add value to their overall commercial strategies. So, our focus is on not only advising our clients but also devising and implementing tailor-made strategies in order to achieve our client’s commercial and legal objectives and to further their best interest.


Founder and Managing Partner

The team is headed by Nilen Vencadasmy, a barrister-at-law, qualified to practice in Mauritius, with over 18 years of experience in corporate and commercial legal practice. Nilen is a highly skilled and recognised lawyer (Recommended lawyer by Legal 500 in 2017, 2018, and 2019). He is also a certified Mediator with MARC (MCCI Arbitration and Mediation Centre).

Nilen started his career as sole practitioner following which he acted for a couple of years as Head of Legal for Airport Terminal Operations Ltd, a special purpose vehicle set up by the airport operator, Airports of Mauritius Ltd, and its strategic partner, Aeroports de Paris Management SA for the purpose of building and operating the SSR International Airport state-of-the art terminal. He subsequently joined Balgobin Chambers then Dentons.

Nilen regularly advises on mergers and acquisitions, structuring, project finance and PPPs, and financial services. He is often called upon to provide legal assistance to foreign investors who wish to set up their businesses in Mauritius or to structure their investments through the Mauritius International Financial Services Centre.

Throughout his career, Nilen has been actively involved with a number of local and international organisations and leading NGOs, acting as pro-bono counsel or serving as board member.

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Senior Partner

Johanna is a barrister-at-Law, qualified to practice in France and Mauritius, with over 10 years of experience in civil and commercial legal practice.

Johanna started her career on the French Riviera where she focused on real estate law. She further decided to bring her expertise to Mauritius and subsequently joined Dentons.

Since she started her practice in Mauritius, Johanna’s developed her skills to include financial services, cross-borders transactions, commercial and civil matters.

Johanna regularly advises companies including banking and non-banking financial institution. Johanna is also often call upon to assist on property developments and local and international investors who wish to structure their investment and businesses through Mauritius.

Johanna has always been involved with international and local NGOs, acting as pro bono Counsel and board member and teaches Property Law at the International Law School of the Universiteì Pantheìon-Assas in Mauritius.

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Churitter Kistnareddy

Barrister at Law

Luxmi was called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Lincoln Inn in 2012 and subsequently called to the Mauritian Bar in September 2013.

She holds an LLB with Honours from University of Coventry (UK) and is also an accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator of the ADR Group (UK).

Luxmi focuses on dispute resolution and litigation, appearing before all instances of Mauritius Courts and Tribunals in mostly civil and commercial matters, and arbitration. She is often called upon to advise in relation to employment law related matters and has developed a keen interest in family law and tax matters.

In parallel to being a Barrister, Luxmi is also someone who enjoys teaching. She has over 18 years of cumulative teaching experience within local and international universities. She is regularly called upon to hold talks and career guidance seminars for students.

She has previously worked as a Litigation Officer in the legal department of HSBC Bank PLC in Coventry and Birmingham. She also volunteered at the Citizens Advice Bureau in Coventry where she provided advice on benefits and housing matters.

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