19 Church Street
Port Louis

+230 212 2215

+230 208 2986

Head of ENSafrica Mauritius

Thierry Koenig 


  • leading law firm in Mauritius
  • More than 600 practitioners
  • Over 40 languages 

With over 600 practitioners and more than 200 years of experience, ENSafrica is Africa’s largest law firm. We provide legal and tax services across sub-Saharan Africa and are committed to ensuring work is done in the manner that best suits our client’s risk profile, preferences and pricing structures. Our specialist divisions include Africa regulatory and business intelligence, Asia, tax and IP. In addition, our artificial intelligence division is able to provide in-depth know-how, be it for purposes of corporate governance and information protection, due-diligence, e-discovery, data analytics and/or market understanding. ENSafrica has lawyers qualified to practise English, French and OHADA law, as well as practitioners who are able to converse in various languages, including Mandarin, Cantonese, French and Portuguese. Through the financial services centre of Mauritius, ENSafrica also offers a unique possibility to integrate all aspects of structuring our client’s investments in relation to all commercial areas of law, tax, IP and fiduciary.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution including international arbitration
  • Competition
  • Covered bonds
  • Finance
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Private clients
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance and funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance
  • Tax
  • Trade finance

Financial and Corporate 

Thierry Koenig 



Provision of advice on Mauritius law and inscribing multiple securities on shares of the Mauritius Holding and subsidiaries of an Indian Group as part of a USD9-billion financing.


Legal suit worth USD750-million in the Supreme Court by Weston Group entities following international fraud using unpaid preference shares and repackaging into notes.


Provision of advice to a lender in the Essar Steel Limited Voluntary Administration and Court motions as part of a USD4.1-billion insolvency claim.


Lead adviser on the MUR60-billion restructuring of Mauritius conglomerate the ENL Group through amalgamation and listing on the main board of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.


Issuing and listing of La Sablonniere’s multicurrency notes worth MUR6-billion on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.


Acquisition of shares by the leading player in online flight bookings in India, listed on Nasdaq.


Lead advisers to The Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd in the Seychelles, relating to project financing.

  • Banking
  • Development finance institutions
  • Financial services
  • Funds and investment management
  • Government and state-owned companies
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Mining
  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Retirement funds
  • Technology and telecommunications, including FinTech
  • Tourism
  • Utilities

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Walvis Bay