2nd Floor, Les Jamalacs Building,
Vieux Conseil Street, Port Louis
BARRISTER-AT-LAW | AVOCATE
Nawsheen is approachable, dynamic and creative in finding solutions for her clients. When Nawsheen works on a matter, her clients benefit from her considerable experience, knowledge and efficiency.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Banking Law
- Civil Law
- Commercial Law
- Corporate & business Law
- Legal Due Diligence
- Employment Law
- Trusts Law
HELP UNIVERSITY COLLEGE,
DIPLOMA IN LAW | 2006-2008
UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL, UK
LLB | 2008-2009
NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY, UK
BVC | 2009-2010
Nawsheen is a member of The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2010 as well as to the Bar of Mauritius in January 2012.
Mauritius, since 2012
10 YEARS OF PRACTICE AT THE MAURITIAN BAR
BALGOBIN CHAMBERS | 2012 – 2018
DENTONS (MRU) | 2018-2019
ABSA BANK (MRU) | 2019-2021
AFRASIA BANK LIMITED | 2021-2022
INDEPENDENT PRACTICE | 2022- PRESENT
- Nawsheen is involved in advisory and corporate work. She advises various companies, including banking and non-banking financial institutions, on various matters and has experience in different areas of law.
- During her time as legal counsel and credit legal manager at Absa Bank (Mauritius) Limited and AfrAsia Bank Limited, respectively, Nawsheen also acquired first-hand experience in the banking sector as she provided day-to-day assistance to various departments of the banks; drafting and reviewing the relevant agreements/documents and advising on and assessing the legal risks involved in contemplated transactions, including syndicated loans and cross-border transactions.
- Nawsheen was a Finalist for ‘Africa’s Most Influential Woman in Business and Government’ (Civil Society Sector, Mauritius) by CEO Magazine, South Africa, 2015/2016 and was also awarded a fellowship for the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Business and Entrepreneurship (University of Notre Dame) in 2016.