Shane Mungur

Shane Mungur

Senior Associate | ALN Mauritius | BLC Robert & Associates

Physical Address:

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


+230 403 2400

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  1. Background

    Shane Mungur joined BLC Robert in 2014 and works in the banking and finance group. Shane specialises in derivatives and structured finance. He advises international corporations on OTC-traded derivative transactions with Mauritian counterparties. Shane also advises clients on collateral arrangements.

    Shane regularly advises Mauritian and international banks on domestic and cross-border financings, including transactions involving mezzannine and high yield debt.

    Shane is a contributor to BLC Robert’s periodical newsletter “Banking & Finance Insights”.

  2. Professional Qualifications

    2013: LL.M (International Financial Law), King’s College London, England

    2011: Postgraduate diploma in legal practice, College of Law, England

    2010: LL.B (Hons), University of Manchester, England

    2009: Diploma in French law, Université Jean Moulin – Lyon III, France

  3. Career Summary

    2022 – Date: Senior Associate, BLC Robert

    2019 – 2021: Associate, BLC Robert

    2017 – 2018: Senior Legal Executive, BLC Robert

    2014 – 2017: Legal Executive, BLC Robert

  4. Awards and Recognition

    2013: The Dickson Poon School of Law Prize for best student on the LL.M in International Financial Law 2012-2013, King’s College London.

  5. Publications and Speaking Engagement
    • Contributor to the publication of BLC Robert’s periodical newsletter “Banking & Finance Insights”
    • Speaker at the Mauritius Institute of Directors’ local workshops on corporate insolvencies.
  6. Top Matters
    • Advised a Mauritian bank on the transition of its existing loan book developing new loan documentation to reference alternative risk-free rates due to the cessation of LIBOR.
    • Advised an international lender on the impact of shifting its existing loan documents from LIBOR to alternative risk-free rates under Mauritian law.
    • Prepared template documentation for an international lender to amend its existing loan agreements governed by Mauritian law currently referencing LIBOR.
    • Advised an international bank on the validity and enforceability under Mauritian law of collateral arrangements entered under various ISDA credit support annexes and credit support annexes for variation margin.
    • Advised an international bank on the capacity of a governmental authority to enter into derivative transactions.
    • Advised an international bank on the enforceability under Mauritian law of collateralised forward arrangements documented under an ISDA master agreement with a Mauritian counterparty.
    • Acted for a leading trading company in connection to commodity derivative transactions entered into by a Mauritian company.
    • Acted for a European development finance institution providing an unsecured term loan facility to a regional development finance institution for on-lending to SMEs operating in agribusiness, social infrastructure, health, education, transports and logistic in Africa.
    • Acted for a European development finance institution providing a facility established under the Cotonou Agreement for the part financing of approved projects in connection to climate action, renewable energy and/or energy efficiency.
    • Currently acting for various international lenders, including a European development finance institution, in the financing of a hydroelectric power plan in the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire.
    • Acted for an international bank in a financing transaction to a Mauritian bank secured by treasury bills issued by the Bank of Mauritius.
    • Currently assisting a bank in developing security documentation capturing dematerialised securities deposited with central securities depositories.
    • Advised a financial services provider on the securitisation of its credit receivables book.

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