Priscilla Balgobin-Bhoyrul > Dentons (Mauritius) LLP > Port Louis, Mauritius > Lawyer Profile

Dentons (Mauritius) LLP
Les Jamalacs Building,
Vieux Conseil Street
Port Louis 11328
Mauritius

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Priscilla is a Senior Partner in the Dentons Mauritius office.

She specialises in corporate, finance and tax law She also regularly advises or acts on behalf of commercial and investment banks, private equity and venture capital firms. Over the years, she has been involved in a number of M&As and IPOs, many of them involving companies in the global business sector or foreign companies investing in Mauritius. Priscilla has a keen interest for Fintech matters and keeps herself abreast of all developments in that field.

She has practised at the Mauritian Bar since 1999 and has appeared before all the courts of Mauritius, as well as before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in the United Kingdom.  She has also sat for numerous years as a member of the Public Bodies Appeal Tribunal, a Tribunal set up to hear appeals on appointment decisions made by the Public Service Commission and Local Government Service Commission in Mauritius.

Career

Senior Partner, Dentons Mauritius (2018 – present)

Barrister at Law, Balgobin Chambers

Languages

English, French

Memberships

Member of the Mauritius Bar Association

Member of Middle Temple, UK

Education

Harvard Business School, 2015, Authentic Leadership Programme

London School of Economics and Political Science, 2006, Understanding Women’s Human Rights

City University, 1998, Higher Diploma, Law

Inns of Court School of Law, 1998, Bar Vocational Course

London School of Economics and Political Science, 1997, LLB (Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

Mauritius > Leading firms

(Leading individuals)

Priscilla Balgobin-BhoyrulDentons (Mauritius) LLP

In 2018, Dentons (Mauritius) LLP launched its Mauritius outpost through the merger of legacy firms Mardemootoo Solicitors and Balgobin Chambers. The combined entity has ‘broad experience across a range of practice areas’ and is ‘expanding its footprint across Africa’; its recent expertise spans banking, M&A, private equity and capital markets. Key contacts include Sivakumaren Mardemootoo, who advised SBM Bank (Mauritius) on a $200m syndicated loan to National Property Fund, and Priscilla Balgobin-Bhoyrul, who counts India Growth Fund and Barclays Bank among her clients.