Mushtaq NamdarkhanAssociate Lawyer
Mushtaq Namdarkhan is a barrister at BLC Robert and is mainly involved in insolvency and restructuring transactions as well as corporate/commercial litigations and arbitrations. Mushtaq regularly appears before the Commercial and Bankruptcy Divisions of the Supreme Court of Mauritius, as well as before the Designated Judges under the International Arbitration Act.
In 2012 and 2013, he advised ABSA on its takeover of the Mauritian business of Barclays as part of a pan-African restructuring.
He was recently involved in several high profile matters namely: acting for a major domestic contractor on a Rs 100 Million construction dispute with an RES property developer; acting for the main contractor of a Rs 1.8 billion residential project on the proposed takeover of that project out of its liquidation; appearing before Designated Judges of the Supreme Court on the successful application by shareholders of a multi-million dollar joint venture to obtain interim injunctions under the International Arbitration Act 2008 in support of foreign arbitration proceedings to suspend the effects of a shareholder resolutions in Mauritius; acting for Deloitte Mauritius partners as administrators of a major textile manufacturer (Star Knitwear) on the successful exit of that company from administration following a Rs 1 billion takeover; acting for the bondholders on the default of a USD 80 Million bond issue by an Indian-listed company in successfully obtaining freezing orders, attachment orders and executory orders in the Mauritian jurisdiction.
Prior to joining BLC Robert, Mushtaq was an associate in the Restructuring and Insolvency Group at the London office of Herbert Smith, a leading international law firm. He assisted in matters where Herbert Smith acted for insolvency practitioners, banks and listed companies in major restructurings and insolvencies.