Vithil specialises in corporate/ commercial law, with a focus on non-contentious/ transactional matters, especially within the realm of banking and finance, insolvency/ restructuring matters and investment funds transactions.
He is regularly instructed by the leading investment banks and conglomerates. His practice is heavily oriented towards emerging markets transactions.
Vithil is a graduate in Law of the University of Cambridge and he holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from The College of Law, London. Vithil is admitted as a Solicitor of the senior courts of England and Wales and subsequently transferred to the Bar of England and Wales in 2010. He was called to the Bar of Mauritius in 2012.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Vithil’s practice is predominantly corporate / commercial. He also advises on corporate restructurings and securities law.
Vithil regularly acts as counsel to lenders and borrowers and regularly advises on loan facilities and related security agreements in connection with several cross-border financing transactions. He is regularly instructed for promoters and lenders including international investment banks, and works with many of the leading international law firms including Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Linklaters and White & Case. Vithil is also regularly involved in the provision of advice to fund managers and investors in relation to several investment funds.
Prior to starting his career in Mauritius, Vithil trained and qualified as a Solicitor with Clifford Chance LLP in London. During his time at Clifford Chance, he gained experience within several practice areas, including Mergers & Acquisitions, Derivatives & Financial Regulations and Pensions & Employment.
Vithil also undertook a secondment to the Paris office of Clifford Chance, where he gained experience within the Banking & Project Finance group of the firm.
Vithil was a member of the India Practice Group at Clifford Chance, where, amongst other areas, he was involved in business development initiatives in relation to the Indian market.
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