Khemila Narraidoo was called to Bar of England and Wales in 2010 at the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple and was, thereafter, called to the Bar of Mauritius in January 2012, after having done her pupillage in high-calibre chambers in Mauritius. Khemila holds an LLB Hons in English and French law having graduated from the Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom. She also holds a “Maitrise en Droit International des Affaires” from the University of Paris XII, France. She did her Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law (City Law School) in London.
Prior to joining Juristconsult Chambers, Khemila has worked for two years as a caseworker in law firms in England in the Criminal, Civil and Commercial Law Departments. She has also worked at Amethyst Chambers in England in the Employment and Civil law departments. She has acquired extensive expertise in the drafting and vetting of legal documents and she has attended different levels of court in England.
Khemila’s practice covers all aspects of civil, corporate and commercial law with particular focus on insolvency, arbitration, taxation and employment.
Besides advisory and transactional work, Khemila has considerable experience in contentious matters covering all forms of dispute resolution and in particular in civil and commercial courts. She has appeared before various court levels in Mauritius in civil, commercial, labour and insolvency law matters and regularly appears before several tribunals including the Environment Appeal Tribunal, the Assessment Review Committee and the Independent Panel Review Committee. She has also chaired several disciplinary committees in relation to industrial law.
Khemila is an accredited trainer and regularly delivers regular trainings in areas like tax and FinTech. Khemila is a contributor to the ‘Doing Business Project’ by the World Bank since 2012 to date and actively works with international law firms in putting up reference guides in areas of International Dispute Resolution for Terralex members. Khemila is also a member of the MCCI Arbitration & Mediation Centre and regularly attends seminars and workshops organised by MCCI Arbitration & Mediation Centre and the LCIA-MIAC.
In October 2016, Khemila was selected for an international two-months secondment at the DLA Piper Office in London where she has acquired much experience by working in the Corporate and Litigation & Regulation departments. She was able to grasp a view of how an international and global law firm operates and was given a unique opportunity to work with the advanced IT tools available at the DLA Piper Office.