Steven Sengayen


Steven is an inter­na­tional lawyer with in-depth expe­ri­ence of law and its appli­ca­tion in cor­po­rate and com­mer­cial trans­ac­tions, dis­pute res­o­lu­tion and invest­ment activ­i­ties.  He has advised and assisted clients on var­i­ous UK and cross bor­der dis­pute res­o­lu­tion mat­ters, merg­ers and acqui­si­tions, reor­gan­i­sa­tions, joint ven­tures as well as tak­ing a key role in nego­ti­at­ing and draft­ing inter­na­tional com­mer­cial agree­ments.

He has experience with the court system in Mauritius, having been briefed to work on appellate work before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

  • Admit­ted as a solic­i­tor of the Supreme Court of Eng­land and Wales
  • (LL.B  Hons.) from Uni­ver­sity of Hull
  • Pg. Dip. Legal Prac­tice from Uni­ver­sity of Oxford
  • LLM –Mas­ter of Laws in Inter­na­tional Finance and Secu­ri­ties law from Uni­ver­sity of Lon­don, Kings and Queen Mary Col­leges
  • MBA Finance (Brad­ford) – Triple Crown Accred­i­ta­tion
  • BA Hons. in Eco­nom­ics and Law from Lon­don Guild­hall Uni­ver­sity
  • Licence degree in Admin­is­tra­tion Economique et Social (AES) from Uni­ver­sity of Paris V-Rene Descartes (France) respec­tively

Steven has over 15 years of legal expe­ri­ence work­ing for a vari­ety of city firms in the UK includ­ing Fresh­fields Bruck­haus Deringer, Lin­klaters, Sul­li­van and Cromwell and Her­bert Smith. He also has a num­ber of years gen­eral busi­ness expe­ri­ence includ­ing a period as the CEO of an off­shore man­age­ment com­pany spe­cial­is­ing in the admin­is­tra­tion of trust funds and off­shore com­pa­nies in Mau­ri­tius. Steven is a vis­it­ing lec­turer in Cor­po­rate and Com­mer­cial Law at a Hol­born based busi­ness school along­side his work as a lawyer. He has worked for pres­ti­gious insti­tu­tions such as the British Insti­tute of Inter­na­tional and Com­par­a­tive Law in the fields of EU Com­pe­ti­tion and Finan­cial Law and the Inter­na­tional Defence Attor­neys Asso­ci­a­tion. In Sep­tem­ber 2012 Steven com­piled a coun­try report enti­tled “Busi­ness in Mau­ri­tius 2012″ on behalf of the British pub­lisher Global Invest­ment I, which was pub­lished in the UK Sun­day Tele­graph News­pa­per. He is also an elected Free­man for the City of Lon­don Solic­i­tors’ Com­pany.

In April 2017, he was selected by the World Bank Group to participate in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2018 for his experience in the area of insolvency in Mauritius. Further in May 2017, he also appeared on the list of approved arbitrators of the LCIA-MIAC.

Contact Details :

34 Cybercity , 4th Floor Ebene Heights, ,Ebene
Working hours
Monday - Friday - 09:00 - 17:00
Contact numbers
403 4425
468 6800