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JOSEPHINE RIVALLAND ROBERT
HEAD OF EGR
Josephine is the head of Etude Guy Rivalland and presently manages the firm having more than 20 employees including Junior Attorneys, Counsel and Paralegals.
She comes from a family of well-known lawyers; her late father Me. Guy Rivalland, who is the founder of the firm, was one of the first Attorneys to be awarded the status of Senior Attorney in Mauritius and her late grandfather, Sir. Michel Rivalland, had occupied the post of Chief Justice in Mauritius until year 1970.
She has specialised over the past few years mostly in providing legal advice and litigation and her areas of practice include corporate, commercial, defamation, and insurance law. She has handled a number of high-profile cases in relation thereto, namely:
Nandanee Soornack v Le Mauricien Ltée & Ors
Société Royal Gardens & Ors v Mauritius Revenue Authority
Mauritius Sugar Producers Association v The Permanent Arbitration Tribunal & Ors
P Racktoo & Ors v SIT Leisure & The Mauritius Union Assurance Co Ltd
Yacoob Ramtoola v The Mauritius Union Assurance Co Ltd
Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo v Le Mauricien Ltée
She also advises on shareholders’ agreements and contracts on a regular basis.
She regularly appears instructing in cases before the courts of Mauritius, as well as the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council