Ornella studied at Sciences Po Strasbourg, including one year in the Erasmus program at the law department of the University of Seville, Spain and obtained a Professional Master II European Business Law from Université Paris II Panthéon – Assas. 

Ornella has furthered her education at the Paris Bar School (EFB), holds the Certificat d’Aptitude à la Profession d’Avocat (CAPA), and was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2011.

She had a first experience in the arbitration department of Zulficar & Partners (Cairo, Egypte), and worked as an Associate at Taylor Wessing (Paris, France) in the economic law department. Ornella joined PLCJ Ltd in 2016 and was named Partner in 2019.

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Since 2019, PLCJ has been ranked in the Legal 500 EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) among the most influential law firms, thanks in particular to the leadership and expertise of its partner.

“We have especially worked with Mathilde Parent Lagesse and Ornella Bisquay. They have shown strong skills in commercial law, reactivity to deal with difficulties, commitment in their files and availability”.

“We have been working for a number of years with PLCJ which supports us in our real estate activity and in our hotel management activity in Mauritius.
Mathilde and Ornella, as well as their entire team, always demonstrate great responsiveness and availability to our requests, and are always ready to support us with all their expertise in our various issues (contract drafting, legal advice commercial, taxation, litigation, …).”

Since 2020, PLCJ has been ranked in the IFLR 1000 EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa), among the most recognised law firms, thanks in particular to the leadership and expertise of its partner.

Mathilde Parent Lagesse and Ornella Bisquay are both very adaptable and precise in their solutions.”

Since 2022, Ornella has been a member of Chambers Global’s “Individual Lawyer” ranking.

Ornella Bisquay has a growing reputation in the Mauritian market for her work on litigation and antitrust matters. She also advises international clients on investments and joint ventures. “Ornella is transparent, available, straight to the point and swift.” “Ornella is always attentive to our needs, she is proactive in order to present us with the best options according to each case. She is always extremely pleasant.”

Ornella Bisquay is very transparent and has experience. It has been going really well with her; she is able to propose solutions and she is very proactive.”

Ornella Bisquay provides an excellent legal service. She is very clear and straightforward, thinks outside of the box and anticipates potential difficulties.”


Attorney-at-law Paris Bar
Foreign Lawyer Mauritius Bar


CAPA – Paris Bar School (France)
Professional Master II in European Business Law – University Paris II  Panthéon-Assas (France)
University of Seville (Spain)
Sciences Po Strasbourg (France)


French, English, Spanish and German.
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