Janesh’s areas of practice focus on financial services law, company law and commercial law. He has particular experience in the real estate sector, and has a keen interest in fintech.
Prior to joining Orison Legal in May 2022, Janesh reckons over 11 years’ experience in transactional, corporate and regulatory roles. He was previously the in-house Counsel of Grit Real Estate Income Group Limited, a premier pan-African property investment group listed in London and Mauritius.
On the pro-bono side, Janesh advises the Board of the Global Compact Local Network in Mauritius, which is part of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.
Barrister & Solicitor, New Zealand (non-practising)
University of Mauritius – BA (Hons.) Law and Management
University of Kent – LLM in International Commercial Law
Currently advising on the winding-up of a subsidiary of a major Singaporean telecom operator in Mauritius.
Currently advising a major credit finance company in relation to its acquisition of a majority stake in a company providing financing for the acquisition of heavy machinery for businesses operating in sub-Saharan Africa.
Currently advising the subsidiary of a dual listed company in relation to a back-to-back guarantee from another shareholder (listed on Botswana Stock Exchange) in the context of a funding provided by IFC on a sale and leaseback transaction for an industrial facility.
Advised on the Mauritian-SPV acquisition of an industrial facility in Kenya under a sale and leaseback structure. Deal worth around USD 23 million.*
Advised on the St-Helene hospital share subscription transaction, encompassing a guarantee from the Fonds de Solidarité Africain.*
*Experience prior to joining Orison Legal