Upcoming Training Courses

"ETHICS - A Comparison of the Ethical Rules Applicable To the 3 Branches of the Legal Profession"
Tue 28/05/2019

Resource Person:
Me. Hervé Duval, SC

Me. Hervé Duval, SC, is the founder and Managing Director of the Ahnee-Duval Law Firm. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2016 and he is currently the Chairman of the Mauritius Bar Association.

Mr Hervé Duval, SC reckons some 20 years of litigation experience at the Mauritian Bar at all levels, including the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and in all fields. His portfolio of clients for advisory and litigation work ranges from leading local employers, local Banks, Construction companies, Consultants and Hotel Groups to large foreign Consortiums. His particular expertise is corporate law and he has been involved in a number of commercial arbitration, both local and international.

In September 2014, Ahnee-Duval, Law Firm has been the first local legal firm to have signed a Memorandum of Mutual Corporation with the Overseas Liaison Department of China Law Society. Hervé Duval, SC completed the 1st Course of China-Africa Legal Professionals Exchange Project conducted by the Beijing Foreign Studies University under the aegis of Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). He is a fellow researcher of the China-Africa Legal Research Centre and has been appointed Consultant of the China-Africa Legal Training Base of the China Research Centre for Legal Diplomacy and of the FOCAC-Legal Forum.

Course Synopsis:

The following topics will be addressed: ‘The digital environment within which the Law Practitioners operate’, ‘How technology impacts on the delivery of legal service?’, ‘Would technology replace the Law Practitioner?’, ‘Smart Contracts and the Law Practitioner’, ‘LegalTech as the being the new trend’, and ‘How to re-invent and become more appealing?’.

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14.00 Hrs - 16.00 Hrs (2 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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"Enhancing Advocacy skills through the Hampel Method"
Tue 11/06/2019

Resource Persons:
Me Sanjay BHUCKORY SC
Me. Narghis BUNDHUN SC
Me. Hervé DUVAL SC

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14.00 Hrs - 16.00 Hrs (2 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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"Issues pertaining to Lawyers: High Net-Worth Individuals, VAT, and Solidarity Levy"
Wed 12/06/2019

Resource Person:
Mr. N. Tacouri, Section Head at the Mauritius Revenue Authority
Mr. Nund Kishore Tacouri is the Section Head, Medium & Small Taxpayer Department of the MRA and having more than 40 years of service

Course synopsis:

The course will deal with the followings:

•          An Overview of the High Net-Worth Individuals unit
•          VAT issues pertaining to lawyers
•          Solidarity Levy

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14.00Hrs - 16.00Hrs (2 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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"Part I - Tools for Advancing your Legal Career”
Thu 13/06/2019

Resource Person:
Mr Sanjeev Ghurburrun, Director of the Geroudis Law Firm

Course Synopsis:

  • The difference between success, wealth and a normal life.
  • Know your why
  • Training for your mindset
  • The Plan and steps in your career to target
  • How to keep motivated?

Law practitioners are recommended to register for both Part 1 & Part II.

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14.00 Hrs - 16.00 Hrs (2 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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"Part II - Tools for Advancing your Legal Career”
Fri 14/06/2019

Resource Person:
Mr Sanjeev Ghurburrun, Director of the Geroudis Law Firm

Course Synopsis:

  • Phases in a law career – how to start
  • Attaining cruising speed
  • Hiring and delegation
  • Coaching and SOPs
  • Buying speed and success
  • Business development for the law firm
  • Finding your high impact team and partners

Law practitioners are recommended to register for both Part 1 & Part II.

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14.00 Hrs - 16.00 Hrs (2 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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Workshop for Attorneys on Panel 1 - Discussion: The Ministère Public & Panel 2 - Discussion: Proceedings against the State
Sat 15/06/2019

Panelists:
PANEL 1:
Me. Eric Ribot, Senior Counsel
Me. Carol Green Jokhoo – Assistant Parliamentary Counsel

PANEL 2:
Me. Moolna, Senior Attorney
Mrs. A.F. Chui Yew Cheong, Chairperson of IJLS
Me. Antoine Domingue, Senior Counsel

Topics:
PANEL 1- DISCUSSION: THE MINISTÈRE PUBLIC:
· The origins of the Ministère Public and its Role
· The Jurisdiction of the Ministère Public and its exercise at the State Law Office

PANEL 2 - DISCUSSION: PROCEEDINGS AGAINST THE STATE:
· The procedural steps to be followed when lodging the action
· The cause of action: “faute” or “faute lourde”
· Conducting a case against the State

Target Audience: Only for Attorneys who have already settled their CPD fees

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Deadline for registration 31 May 2019.
Limited seats (first come- first serve basis)

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 9.00 hrs - 15.30 hrs (5 CPD Hrs)
Location: RAVENALA ATTITUDE - BALACLAVA
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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"Mergers and acquisitions: ensuring conformity with the Competition Act 2007"
Wed 19/06/2019

Speaker:
Me Vipin Naugah, head investigations from Competition Commission

Course Description:

The Competition Act 2007 (the ‘Act’) provides for the control of merger situations by the Competition Commission. Merger situation is broadly defined under the Act and captures various forms of acquisitions of control. Where a merger situation substantially lessens competition in any market in Mauritius, the Commission is empowered to impose appropriate directions including blocking the merger and requiring divestment of assets.

This session will explain the major provisions of the Act with respect to merger control, the assessment process, why enterprises are encouraged to seek the guidance of the Competition Commission and how enterprises may seek the guidance of the Commission with respect to merger situations.

 


Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14.00 Hrs - 16.00 Hrs (2 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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"ETHICS: a practical approach"
Thu 20/06/2019

Resource person:
Me. Yahia Nazroo, Partner, dispute resolution, Appleby

Course description:
To be uploaded

Target Audience: All three branches of the legal profession

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14.00 Hrs - 16.00 Hrs (2 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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PANEL DISCUSSION - "L"adoption à Maurice - une reflexion pratique"
Wed 26/06/2019

Resource Persons:
1.  Me. Narghis Bundhun SC
2.  Me. Carol Green-Jokhoo
3.  Me. Beena Venkatasamy
and others.

Course description: To be uploaded later

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 13.00 Hrs - 16.00 Hrs (3 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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"Mauritian Constitution: A modified version of the Westminster Model?"
Thu 27/06/2019

Resource Person:
Mr. BOOLELL Satyajit, Director of Public Prosecutions

Course synopsis: To be uploaded later

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14.00 Hrs - 16.00 Hrs (2 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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IJLS Pupils Moot Competition (1st Round - Knockout Round)
Mon 01/07/2019

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14 hrs - 17 hrs (3 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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IJLS Pupils Moot Competition (Semi Finals)
Wed 03/07/2019

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14 hrs - 17 hrs (3 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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IJLS Pupils Moot Competition (Finals)
Fri 05/07/2019

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14 hrs - 17 hrs (3 CPD Hrs)
Location: Supreme Court (Court room will be communicated later)
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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"Les saisies"
Wed 17/07/2019

Resource Person:
Me. Gunness Ramdewar SA

Course description: To be uploaded

Target Audience: All three branches of the legal profession
 

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14.00 Hrs - 16.00 Hrs (2 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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“Evidence obtained under torture - admissible or not?”
Thu 18/07/2019

Resource Person:
Mr A Neerooa

Course description: 
"What is the meaning of  torture in Mauritius? Torture had been defined in different ways in international spheres until the advent of official definition of torture in s.1 of CAT. However, under Mauritian laws, torture has been defined in the same wordings as art. 1 CAT under s. 78 Criminal Code. The subject matter of the discussion is whether evidence obtained through torture is admissible in a court of law. ”

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14 hrs - 16 hrs (2 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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"Conflict of the Duties of Directors"
Thu 25/07/2019

Resource Person:
Mr. Jason Harel, Co-Founding Partner of BLC Robert & Associates

Course synopsis: To be uploaded later

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14.00 Hrs - 16.00 Hrs (2 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: All
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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"ETHICS: Revisiting the Code of Ethics for attorneys"
Wed 31/07/2019

Resource Person:
Me. Rajesh Bucktowonsing SA

Course description: To be uploaded later

Target Audience: ATTORNEYS MAINLY

 

Quick Details:

Time & Duration: 14.00 Hrs - 16.00 Hrs (2 CPD Hrs)
Location: IJLS, Port Louis
Group: Law Practitioners & Legal Officers
Experience Level: Attorneys
Seat(s) available: 85 of 85

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