Zaheer Kadeer

Zaheer Kadeer

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

    Zaheer Kadeer is an Associate and forms part of the Financial Services & Regulatory team at BLC Robert & Associates. As a professional who is familiar with the concept of AML/CFT practices, he handles due diligence exercises (such as CDD, KYC, Risk Assessment) and often advises on regulatory compliance matters in accordance with updated AML/CFT laws in Mauritius. He also advises on establishment of financial services providers and is involved in drafting and reviewing of compliance manuals for financial institutions.

    Zaheer is often called to draft various legal documentations as well as to review local and foreign law documents. Zaheer also assists in the preparation of legal opinions.

    Zaheer holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Middlesex University (UK).

  2. Professional Qualifications

    Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Middlesex University (UK)

  3. Career Summary

    2022 – Date: Associate, BLC Robert & Associates
    2021: Junior Legal Executive, BLC Robert & Associates
    2020: Compliance Analyst, C&A Law
    2019 – 2020: Trainee (Capital Markets), Financial Services Commission Mauritius
    May 18 – Oct 18: Gestionnaire d’indemnisation, Allianz Global Corporate & Speciality
    2017 – 2018: Legal Copy Editor, Thomson Digital
    2015: Mini pupillage done at DESPEVILLE-DESVAUX Chambers (mini pupil)

  4. Top Matters
    • Currently assisting and advising on the re-domiciliation of a fund, established by one of the
      world’s leading promotional banks and the German government, from Mauritius to
    • Currently assisting in the establishment of a USD 300 million Notes Offeringin connection with the issuance of senior unsecured Notes.
    • Currently assisting in the set-up of a USD 250 million expert fund in connection to investments in Africa Sovereign Eurobonds, local currency sovereign and corporate fixed income securities.
    • Assisted in the establishment of a MUR 910 million secured Bond Issuance Programme by
      way of private placement.
    • Assisted a multilateral Financial Institution that has invested more than USD 8.7 billion in
      projects across 35 African countries to date, in connection with establishing a fund manager in Mauritius.
    • Conducting due diligence from a purely AML/CFT perspective and assisting in preparation of
      report on findings for Harel Mallac Corporate Services Ltd, a registrar and transfer agent
      licensed by the Financial Services Commission and which has, as clients, entities listed on
      Stock Exchange of Mauritius.
    • Assisted in the drafting and reviewing of various AML/CFT manuals for various funds and
      fund managers in connection with ensuring compliance with the updated AML laws of Mauritius.
    • Assisted with the closings of various private equity funds in Mauritius.
    • Advising companies on the ‘KYC’ regulatory requirements in Mauritius and attending to
      various queries in relation to AML laws in Mauritius.
    • Reviewing application packs and assisting in the issuance of legal certificates for various
      entities to register with the Financial Services Commission for a Global Business License.

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