Irvin Collendavelloo is a practising barrister in Mauritius. He is a member of the Honourable Society of Grayâ’s Inn and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2016. He is a partner at the law firm Etude Patten-Collendavelloo. After completing his LL.B at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, he completed his Bar Professional Training Course at the University of West England, Bristol.
Prior to becoming a litigator, Irvin has acquired considerable knowledge in the political and humanitarian fields, having worked for the United Nations Human Rights Committee and the United Nations CEDAW Committee in Geneva as well as the French National Assembly in Paris. His experience covers a wide array of legal fields including criminal litigation with emphasis on corruption, and money laundering cases.
After being named partner, he has diversified the activities of his law firm by taking on competition law cases, and advising in the drafting of commercial contracts. Irvin has been teaching at the Sorbonne-Assas International Law School since September 2016.