Among our Mauritian counterparts, Dr S.B. Domah, retired Judge of the Supreme Court of Mauritius, is the Chairperson of our Board. He is also one of our prized legal consultants. The firm draws a lot from his extensive practice in legal, judicial and administrative fields. He is also the current judge of the Court of Appeal of Seychelles. He holds a doctoral degree in Comparative Law from Aix-Marseille University and King’s College. A member of Middle Temple, he holds an LLB and an LLM from the University College London.
His notable specializations include Air and Space Law, Public International Law, Private International law, International Trade Law, the Law of Public Procurement. He has been conducting academic lectures and vocational training at Universities and other tertiary institutions in Constitutional Law, Construction Law, International Business Law, Banking Law, Comparative Law, Legal Opinion Writing etc. Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies of the University of London, he has conducted seminars for lawyers and judges in various countries of Asia (including China and Japan), Europe and Africa.
His monographs include comparative study of laws relating to corruption, terrorism, financial services for ISS (International Security Studies). He is the author of fiction as well as professional legal works: The Mauritian Legal System, the Theory and Practice of the Law of Swindling, The Mauritian Road Traffic Offences. His article on Comparative Trust Law was published by Milton Keynes, London. This work is a reference for postgraduate studies at the University of London. He has published works for Antwerp University and for World Constitutions. He has been a member of the United Nations Committee Against Torture and the current Chair of the Financial Regulating Council.
Among the languages he speaks fluently and writes with ease are English and French. His work experience is not limited only to courts only at various levels but extends to conducting ADRs, local and international — Early Neutral Evaluation, Conciliation, Negotiation, Mediation, Arbitration and now Legal Consultancy at Steven & Associates Law Firm.
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.
Educated at Harrow and Oxford University David spent some time teaching before becoming a pupil to Gordon Slynn (later Lord Slynn of Hadley) whose practice was in the commercial and constitutional law fields, before joining Linklaters.
· Linklaters, Solicitor, 1974 – 1979
· Chairman of the Litigation Sub-Committee of the City of London Law Society 1989-94
· London Solicitors Litigation Association, President, 1994
· Qualified as a mediator with CEDR (1995)
· Chairman of The City of London Law Society (2001 – 2004)
· Macfarlanes, Senior Litigation Partner,1981 – 2001
· The City of London Law Society, Chairman, 2001 – 2004
· International Law Association, Secretary General and Vice Chairman, 1994 – 2018
· City of London Law Society, Chairman, Litigation Sub-Committee
· Member of the LCIA
David is an Expert Consultant Solicitor with the firm, based in the City of London and he presently assists us in Commercial Mediation and International Arbitration matters.
Mr Seebaluck was admitted as an Attorney in 1980. He has advised Private Clients, Public Authorities and Governmental Institutions, Funds Companies and Banks. In 2010, Mr Seebaluck was appointed as a Senior Attorney. He was then elevated to the rank of CSK in March 2015. Mr Seebaluck also fulfilled the following roles as:
In April 2016, he was appointed as a Commissioner for the Competition Commission of Mauritius.
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