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.
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.