Valentine is a practicing barrister. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales at the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in November 2013 and subsequently admitted to the Mauritian bar in September 2015. Valentine also has a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and International Relations.
Valentine is an associate at ENSafrica (Mauritius), the Mauritian Branch of Africa’s largest law firm. She specialises in civil litigation and dispute resolution,and has extensive experience appearing before different judicial fora, including statutory tribunals.Whilst dealing with a wide range of cases across different areas of law, her main areas of practiceare competition law, employment law andenvironmental law. In terms of her environmental law experience, Valentine appears before the Environment Land Use and Appeal Tribunal and has, for instance, successfully represented an association of hotels and restaurants in appealing against the grant of an Environmental Impact Assessment licence for a fish farming project. She further regularly assists and advises promoters during different stages of the application process for permits and/or licences.
Valentine is a co-lecturer in Environmental Law for the LLM International Business Law programme and has taught this module since 2016. She has also co-lectured the Communication Skills module for the LLB programme for the academic years 2019 and 2020.