UTEEM CHAMBERS is a leading law firm in Mauritius which provides high quality and pragmatic legal advice in a timely manner to serve clients’ needs.
The head of Uteem Chambers, Muhammad Uteem, has for the past 20 years been advising international clients on complex legal issues in the fields of banking and finance, securities law, corporate law, cross-border insolvency, international tax, trusts and dispute resolution and all aspects of offshore activities. He is assisted by highly qualified legal professionals including lawyers qualified in Mauritius, England and Bangladesh. All members of Uteem Chambers work as a close-knit team and actively collaborate on cases.
Uteem Chambers’ practice involves providing legal advice to world’s leading international financial institutions, multilateral development banks, inter-governmental organizations and professional advisers including leading international law and accountancy firms. Uteem Chambers has a portfolio of high net-worth individuals who require international tax and estate planning. It undertakes international litigation including bankruptcy, enforcement of creditor’s claim and anti-money laundering. It also advises overseas governmental agencies and has been involved in legislative drafting in Mauritius.
Uteem Chambers has acted in some of the biggest and complex transactions involving Mauritian companies. It advised a global bank in the financing of an acquisition of an Indian telecommunication company worth over $3.5 billion. It also acted for senior lenders in aircraft leasing transactions including Islamic leasing. It was involved in the setting up of several multi-million private equity funds for investment into India, China and Africa in the infrastructure and telecoms sectors.