Jean-Vincent Dacruz

Jean-Vincent Dacruz

Associate | ALN Mauritius | BLC Robert & Associates

Physical Address:

2nd Floor, The Axis, 26 Bank Street, Cybercity, Ebene 72201, Mauritius


+230 403-2400

Email Address:

  1. Background

    Jean-Vincent Dacruz joined BLC Robert in 2021 and is an Associate in the Banking and Finance team. Jean-Vincent focuses on both domestic and cross-border transactions in numerous areas and in providing regulatory/compliance advice to banks and financial institutions.

    Jean-Vincent was admitted to the Bar of Mauritius in January 2021. He took law at the University of Kent and was called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in 2019.

  2. Professional Membership
    • Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
    • Mauritius Bar Association
  3. Professional Qualifications

    2021: Called to the Bar of Mauritius
    2020: International Civil-Commercial Mediator, ADR ODR International, London
    2019: Called to the Bar of England and Wales
    2015 – 2018: LL.B (Hons.) Law, The University of Kent

  4. Career Summary

    Jan 2022 – Date: Associate, BLC Robert & Associates
    Jan 2021 – Dec 2021: Junior Legal Executive, BLC Robert & Associates
    Oct 2020 – Dec 2020: Pupil Barrister, Chambers of Desire Basset, SC, GOSK
    Jun 2020 – Sept 2020: Pupil Barrister, Gujadhur Solicitors
    Sept 2019 – Mar 2020: Pupil Barrister, Benoit Chambers

  5. Top Matters
    • Assisting in the financing of a waste to value management plant in Mauritius.
    • Assisting the local branch of a multinational bank in connection with complying with the local risk management.
      processes’ requirements.
    • Assisting a local bank in connection with the financing of a green energy project in Mauritius for the recycling of industrial waste.
    • Assisting GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance on the applicability of sovereign immunity in connection with the enforcement of an arbitral award resulting from their Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access facility agreement.
    • Assisting the Mauritius Commercial Bank in connection with their (USD 1 billion) dual tranche syndicated term loan facility. The facility is the largest financing to a corporate borrower in Africa date.
    • Currently assisting a pool of foreign banks in connection with the offering of senior secured notes in a local company.

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