is a senior associate at the firm. She is involved in diverse aspects of financial regulatory matters with a special focus on securities law, investment funds and capital markets regulation. In that capacity, she has advised domestic and international players on securities law and capital market matters such as the raising of capital (private and public) and listing of securities (structured products, exchange traded funds, equity and debt securities) on both the Official Market and the Development & Enterprise Market segments of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius and on their ongoing obligations under the regulatory framework. She has also acted for investors on the acquisition of securities in Mauritian entities (listed and those entities regulated by the Financial Services Commission including investment funds). Bhavna regularly advises on the establishment of closed-end funds and collective investment schemes in Mauritius and of financial services providers and has advised private equity funds and fund managers as well as institutional investors. Her work consists of structuring and setting-up fund structures and other types of private investment vehicles, including advising on regulatory matters. She also regularly intervenes on transactional work and ongoing compliance issues.