Didier Dodin

Didier combines a mixed practice of Civil and Criminal Law at all court levels in Mauritius together with advisory services to numerous local companies, including leading Public limited companies (PLCs), multinationals (MNCs), banks, various financial institutions and hotel groups.

He is routinely called upon to advise on, and appear in, employment-related matters before different courts and commissions. Notably, he was the legal adviser to the liquidator of an Offshore Forex Company on numerous civil suits in the aftermath of one of the world’s biggest forex fraud scandals.

Didier also holds positions in different organisations. In 2020, he was elected by his peers to serve as member of the Bar Council of the Mauritius Bar Association, the statutory professional body pooling together the barristers of Mauritius. Previously, he was appointed by the Government of Mauritius as Chairman of a Committee of Inquiry into a parastatal body with the terms of reference including an analysis, evaluation and assessment of various matters relating to Industrial and HR practices, Good Corporate Governance and Procurement, and to make recommendations accordingly.

He is also the Chairman of the Motor Vehicle Insurance Arbitration Committee, a quasi-judicial body adjudicating on insurance disputes arising out of road traffic accidents. Didier also sits on the panel of examiners of the Council of Vocational Education in Mauritius, the body responsible for the professional examinations for notaries, attorneys, and barristers

As a Mauritius Qualifications Authority (MQA) approved trainer in Law, Didier conducts several trainings and workshops on various legal topics by companies, Ministries and Business Mauritius, the apex private sector organisation of Mauritius. Didier also teaches advocacy at the Institute of Judicial and Legal Studies (IJLS) in Mauritius, a statutory body, which conducts Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programmes for legal professionals.

Didier holds an LL.B with Honours from the University of London (England) as well as an LL.M in Criminal Litigation from City University London (England).

He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1998 by the Honourable Society of Middle Temple. After having spent several years teaching law in England, he was admitted to the Mauritian Bar in 2006.