Stephen Sengayen

Expert Consultant

Steven is an international lawyer with in-depth experience of law and its application in corporate and commercial transactions, dispute resolution and investment activities. He has advised and assisted clients on various UK and cross-border dispute resolution matters, mergers acquisitions, reorganisations, joint ventures as well as taking a key role in negotiating and drafting international commerical agreements.

He has experience with the court system in Mauritius, having been briefed to work on appellate work (relating to the appeals process) before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

  • Member of the Executive Council of the International Law Association (HQ, London, UK)
  • Founder and President of the International Law Association (Mauritius Branch)
  • Solicitor for the Senior Courts of England & Wales
  • Member of the International Fiscal Association
  • Member of the Law Society of England and Wales
  • Member of the City of London Law Society
  • Elected Freeman for the City of London Solicitors’ Company
  • Admit­ted as a solic­i­tor of the Supreme Court of Eng­land and Wales
  • (LL.B Hons.) from Uni­ver­sity of Hull
  • Pg. Dip. Legal Prac­tice from Uni­ver­sity of Oxford
  • LLM – Mas­ter of Laws in Inter­na­tional Finance and Secu­ri­ties law from Uni­ver­sity of Lon­don, Kings and Queen Mary Colleges
  • MBA Finance (Brad­ford) – Triple Crown Accred­i­ta­tion
  • BA Hons. in Eco­nom­ics and Law from Lon­don Guild­hall Uni­ver­sity
  • Licence degree in Admin­is­tra­tion Economique et Social (AES) from Uni­ver­sity of Paris V-Rene Descartes (France) respectively
  • Alumni of the University of Oxford

Steven Sengayen is a Practising Solicitor of England & Wales. He is also based in the City of London with in-depth experience of law and its application in dispute resolution, litigation and corporate transactions, international finance and investment activities.

Since April 2017 until now, he was selected by the World Bank Group to participate in the World Bank’s Doing Business reports as an expert in the area of insolvency in Mauritius.

In September 2012, he compiled a country report entitled ‘Business in Mauritius 2012’ which was published and distributed in the UK’s Sunday Telegraph Newspaper.

Previously, Steven worked for a number of magic circle law firms in the UK such as Freshfields Bruckhaus and Deringer, Linklaters, Herbert Smith LLP and Sullivan and Cromwell LLP. He also worked for prestigious institutions such as the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in the fields of EU competition and financial law and the International Criminal Defence Attorneys Association.

As well as his law qualifications, Steven has gained double degrees; a BA Hons. in economics and law from London Guildhall University and a as Licence degree in Administration Economique et Social (AES) from University of Paris V – Rene Descartes (France) respectively. Steven trained and qualified as an English Solicitor in London. In December 2014, Steven graduated with an MBA Finance from University of Bradford, School of Management (Triple Crown Accreditation). In September 2012, Steven was elected Freeman for the City of London Solicitors’ Company.