Skills

Business law | Commercial law | Civil law | Employment law

Zahraa AUCHOYBUR

Barrister/Senior Associate

Zahraa joined LEGIS and Partners in 2018. She mainly advises on cross-border transactions for local and international groups, restructurings and employment law. As part of her practice, Zahraa analyses and participates in the drafting of various contracts (employment contracts, leases, general terms and conditions of sale and purchase, etc).

Zahraa also assists with Mauritian employment law issues, in particular procedures relating to individual or collective redundancies; 

Elle intervient aussi à l’occasion de procédures administratives complexes (Tourist Board, Registrar General, …).

Previously, she worked for a leading Mauritian law firm, where she assisted with corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and assignments of receivables, as well as drafting a number of agreements relating to the establishment of guarantees and securities and the creation and management of trusts;She has also carried out legal audits of domestic and Global Business Companies and has experience in data protection law. She has also carried out legal audits of domestic and Global Business Companies and has experience in data protection law.

Before being sworn in as a lawyer, Zahraa had worked as a lawyer in a law firm specialising in litigation, where she assisted on criminal and civil law cases.

Education

  • Admitted to the Bar of Mauritius (2017)
  • Admitted to the Bar of England and Wales (2016)
  • Bar Professional Training Course, BPP University, Birmingham, Angleterre (2016)
  • Law degree (Bachelor of Laws(Honours)), University of Kent, Angleterre (2014)

Languages

  • French (read, spoken, written)
  • English (read, spoken, written)