Neelesh Kowlesser

Neelesh Kowlesser

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

    Neelesh Kowlesser joined BLC Robert in February of 2020, shortly after completion of his Masters and is now an associate within the Financial Services and Capital Markets team.

    He has since been involved in the drafting of fund and other legal documentation, reviewing local and foreign law documents and issuing legal opinions to investors. He has also advised on re-structuring for funds and other private equity vehicles and the listing procedure on the Development & Enterprise Market as well as the Official List of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius. He has advised various Mauritian and foreign issuers and guarantors of high-yield bonds on their issuance process and the legal implications under Mauritian laws.

  2. Professional Qualifications
    • 2018-2019 LL.M (International Business Law), Ghent University, Belgium
    • 2015-2018 LL.B (Hons), University of the West of England, United Kingdom
  3. Career Summary
    • 2022 – Date : Associate, BLC Robert & Associates.
    • 2020-2022 : Junior Legal Executive, BLC Robert & Associates
  4. Publications
    • Thomson Reuters Practical Law Retail investment funds in Mauritius: regulatory overview
    • Chambers Investment Funds 2021’ Global Practice Guide
  5. Top Matters
    • Assisted in the drafting of various AML/CFT manuals for various funds and fund managers in connection with compliance with the updated AML laws of Mauritius.
    • Advising companies on the setting up and domiciliation of subsidiaries in Mauritius.
    • Assisted with the closings of various private equity funds in Mauritius.
    • Reviewed documentation from a Mauritian law perspective for the setting up of a private equity fund in connection with projects to invest in mining and infrastructure assets and developments in
    • Reviewing documentation and advising South Suez PE Investments, a company focused on African private equity opportunities, in connection with  its listing on the Official List of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.
    • Advising Happy World Property in connection with its introduction on the Development & Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.
    • Advised Investcorp Holdings  in in conncetion with issuance of notes and listing on the Stock
      Exchange of Mauritius.
    • Advised Endeavour Mining  in connection with the issuance of high-yield senior notes.

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