The Mauritius Law Society (“TMLS”) is an association which was created on the 11th May 1977 and had for objects “the safeguard, maintenance and promotion of the interests of the body of Mauritius Attorneys, the upholding of the honour, dignity reputation and independence of the members thereof and furtherance of their interests in connection with the practice of their profession”. In pursuance of such objects, TMLS was given the power to consider all matters generally affecting the Attorneys and take such measures as TMLS shall think fit in relation thereto and in particular, matters regarding:

a). the encouragement of the study of jurisprudence and legal education in furtherance thereof;

 b) the improvement of the administration of Justice in Mauritius;

 c). the promotion and support of the law reform
      i.   the members of the legal profession;
      ii.  TMLS and members of the public
      iii. TMLs and members of the legal profession in other countries.

d). the safeguard of the right of access of the Courts of Mauritius for members of the public and their representation by Attorneys   and/or Counsel before such courts and other tribunals;

e). the affiliation of TMLS to any similar association society in Mauritius or elsewhere and the delegation of representatives of TMLS thereof;

f). the joining of any federation of professionals in Mauritius or elsewhere and the delegation of representatives of TMLS thereof;
g). the assistance and collaboration with the legal bodies in the administration of Justice;

h). the promotion of maintenance of internal discipline among Attorneys;

i). the amicable settlement of all disputes between Attorneys;

j). the forming, with its own members, of an office for giving free or gratuitous advice to poor persons, whose cases may be distributed among the several Attorneys, to be followed up, if that should be done;

k). the representation of all Attorneys of the Court, collectively, as to their common rights and interests