SEC Filings

S-8
WNS (HOLDINGS) LTD filed this Form S-8 on 10/31/2018
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EX-5.1

Exhibit 5.1

 

     

22 Grenville Street

St Helier

Jersey JE4 8PX

Channel Islands

 

T +44 1534 676 000

F +44 1534 676 333

 

mourantozannes.com

The Directors

WNS (Holdings) Limited

22 Grenville Street

St Helier

Jersey JE4 8PX

Channel Islands

October 30, 2018

2024764/73955141/2

Dear Sirs

Registration Statement on Form S-8

Introduction

 

1.

We have acted as legal advisers to WNS (Holdings) Limited (the Company), a Jersey incorporated company, in connection with the registration under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), of an additional 1,400,000 ordinary shares with a par value of 10 pence each in the capital of the Company issuable under the Company’s First Amended and Restated 2016 Incentive Award Plan (the Plan) under a Registration Statement on Form S-8 (the Form S-8).

 

2.

Under the Plan, participants may be granted awards relating to ordinary shares with a par value of 10 pence each in the capital of the Company (the Ordinary Shares), directly or in the form of American Depositary Shares (ADSs). The additional 1,400,000 Ordinary Shares which may be issued to participants, or to the Company’s depositary, pursuant to awards granted or to be granted under the Plan are the Plan Shares.

Scope

 

3.

We have only examined copies of the documents mentioned in paragraph 6.

 

4.

We have not examined any other document including, without limitation, any document incorporated by reference in, or otherwise referred to in, the Form S-8.

 

5.

We have not undertaken any exercise that is not described in this opinion and, in particular, we have not conducted any searches or enquiries in relation to the Company at any public office or registry in Jersey.

Documents examined

 

6.

For the purposes of this opinion we have examined and relied upon copies of the following documents:

 

  (a)

the Form S-8;

 

  (b)

the Plan;

 

  (c)

the memorandum and articles of association of the Company;