New LEX Africa member in Mauritus: Erriah Chambers – February 2014
Erriah Chambers is a leading law firm in Mauritius which specialises in a number of practice areas including international trust, international finance, setting up investment funds, international tax structuring, banking and finance, shipping law, aircraft finance and leasing, project finance, corporate and commercial law, litigation, cross border insolvency, tracing and debt recovery, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards and the arrest of foreign vessels.
The firm is headed by Mr Dev R Erriah who was the first Chairman of the Mauritius branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is a former Chairman of the Telecommunication Regulators Association of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The firm comprises a team of nine barristers and the former head of the SADC Tribunal, Justice Pillay, is a consultant to the firm.
LEX Africa Chairman and Werksmans director, Pieter Steyn, says “As Africa’s first legal network, we have an over twenty year track record of experience and expertise in advising clients in Africa. All members undergo an audit process and must be approved by existing members in terms of our constitution. I am delighted to welcome Erriah Chambers to LEX Africaand look forward to developing our relationship with them.”
Mr Erriah says “We are pleased to be joining LEX Africa and are looking forward to developing a successful collaboration over the next few years. We, at Erriah Chambers, firmly believe in Africa’s huge potential and we are more than delighted to bring our share of expertise and experience to the African continent. We wish to thank LEX Africa for their trust and undertake to leave no stone unturned in our quest to make this relationship fruitful. Special thanks to Mr Pieter Steyn for his full support all along.”