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LL.M. Scholarship Opportunities for ILN Members

Washington University School of Law, a top 20 U.S law school, offers its Master of Laws (LL.M.) in U.S. Law and its dual Master of Laws in U.S. Law and Transnational Legal Practice online for international attorneys looking to advance their career without leaving their home country. Graduates of the programs are eligible to take the California bar exam.

ILN members are eligible to receive a $2,500 USD scholarship if they enroll in either of these two innovative LL.M. programs.

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Chambers and Partners 2015 Rankings

For 2015, Mardemootoo Solicitors has recently been ranked amongst the top law firms in Mauritius, with Chambers and Partners having the following to report:

“What the team is known for: Making headway in the Mauritian legal scene, offering significant experience in the financial services, tourism and leisure sectors. Attracts a wide range of mandates, from banking and investment fund transactions to tax and insolvency matters. Additional expertise in banking litigation and commercial disputes”. Strengths (Quotes mianly from clients): “Mardemootoo Solicitors are versatile, deliver on their promises and go the extra mile to satisfy their customers.” “Very effective and have the ability to analyse situations from an informed legal point of view.”

The firm’s Managing Partner, Sivakumaren Mardemootoo (Robin), was again named as one of the top lawyers in Mauritius for 2015, as a leading individual in the General Business Law section (Band 2):

“Founding partner Robin Mardemootoo has quickly established an impressive presence in the market, with sources saying he “has the edge” from his international exposure, having trained in France and the USA. One client added: “He upholds great integrity, is thoroughly knowledgeable of Mauritian law and gives solid advice.”” More…

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The Chambers Global 2014 rankings are out

Managing Partner, Robin Mardemootoo, has been ranked amongst the top lawyers in Mauritius as a leading individual in the General Business Law section.

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The Chambers Guide has the following to say about the firm: “Mardemootoo Solicitors enters the rankings this year following widespread recognition of its contribution to the legal market. It offers services in a wide range of fields including banking, insolvency, tax, maritime and administrative matters. Clients appreciate the team’s “teamwork, knowledge of the law, practicality and responsiveness.” Key clients include HSBC, Barclays, State Bank of Mauritius and ING. Robin Mardemootoo is the managing partner of the firm and is experienced in the arena of banking and corporate finance. “He is the driving force, with wide vision and strong problem-solving capabilities,” said one source.”

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