Mr Jason Harel > BLC Robert & Associates > Ebene, Mauritius > Lawyer Profile

BLC Robert & Associates
2ND FLOOR, THE AXIS
26 BANK STREET, CYBERCITY
EBENE 72201, MAURITIUS
Mauritius

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial

Position

Partner

Career

Jason is a co-founding partner of BLC Robert and boasts substantial experience in corporate M&A, workout transactions as well as taxation. He generally practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate insolvency, real estate, tax but also advises on litigation matters.

Consistently identified as a ‘leading practitioner’ in his field by legal directories, Jason acts for public and private companies, banks, hotels and real estate on a range of acquisitions and other corporate transactions.

Jason sits on a number of boards of directors including African Legal Network (ALN) and IBL Ltd. He is also the chairman of a family controlled hotel group.

Prior to joining BLC Robert and after completing his pupillage with Grays’ Tax Chambers, the leading tax chamber in the UK, Jason was a senior associate within the Trade Finance and Project Finance Group of Denton Wilde Sapte LLP in London from 2000 to 2005. Jason is also a Chartered Accountant and worked for Kingston Smith in their corporate insolvency and restructuring divisions. He is qualified as a Barrister both in England and Wales and the Republic of Mauritius.

Languages

English and French

Memberships

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
  • Mauritius Bar Association

Education

Inns of Court School of Law

Qualified as Chartered Accountant

University of Wales, Aberystwyth – LLB(Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

Mauritius > Leading firms

(Leading individuals)

Jason HarelBLC Robert & Associates

With a solid presence in both Ebene and Port Louis, BLC Robert & Associates is described as ‘very strong’ in banking and finance law, especially acting on the side of banks. The team is also distinguished by its litigation department, led by Iqbal Rajahbalee, which includes ‘stand-out litigator’ Mushtaq Namdarkhan; and its corporate and commercial  expertise, where Jason Harel stands out; and its advice pertaining to financial services. Jean-Eric Sauzier is highly regarded for his transactional experience.