Our Arbitration team has significant experience in dealing with arbitration, mediation and all other means of alternative dispute resolution.
As global trade and geopolitical tensions are increasing, international arbitration becomes an increasingly more relevant tool to minimize risk.
Our team of specialist arbitration lawyers work together to provide a seamless service on both local and cross border issues. We work with a range of clients including banks, financial services businesses and provide you with the advice you need to incorporate international arbitration agreements in commercial contracts so you are strategically well-positioned when disputes arise.
Our expert Arbitration team is familiar with all major arbitration conventions and rules, and also conduct ad-hoc arbitrations under rules of the parties’ own devising.
Sharmilla Bhima Partner of Appleby Mauritius, has specialised in international arbitration. She has been developing her arbitration practice since she formed part of the Appleby team who helped set up the then LCIA-MIAC Arbitration Centre in Mauritius and becoming a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK and as one of the contributing authors for Lexis Nexis, representing Appleby on the Mauritian chapter of International Arbitration. She is an arbitrator on both the (i) MARC Panel of Arbitrators of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry(‘MARC’) and (ii) Mauritius International Arbitration Centre * (‘MIAC’).
∗ The Mauritius International Arbitration Centre (MIAC) brings the highest level of dispute resolution services to the international community. From its establishment in 2011 until 2018, MIAC operated as part of a joint venture with the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA-MIAC Arbitration Centre). MIAC has operated as an independent arbitration centre since 27 July 2018, drawing on the significant expertise gained during this initial phase of its development.