Practice AreaLitigation and Arbitration
Phone: (230) 403-2400
Full CV: André Robert
André Robert is a Senior Attorney and partner at BLC Robert who co-heads, with Senior Counsel Iqbal Rajahbalee, the Dispute Resolution Group of the firm. Back to Mauritius after his studies and two years of pupillage, André was qualified as an Attorney at Law in 1994.
André is the fifth generation in charge of the clients of Etude Robert, in close collaboration with his team of Attorneys and legal assistants. Etude Robert was founded by Mr Frédéric Robert, Attorney, in 1857. Mr Frédéric Robert has been followed by four other generations of lawyers, all of whom have been in the forefront of the legal profession in Mauritius.
He was a lecturer in Civil Law at the Council of Legal Education, and formed part for several years of the panel for Attorneys’, Barristers’ and Notaries’ examinations. He is a former Vice Chairman of the Mauritius Law Society.
He has since been involved in legal advice to commercial firms, banks, insurance companies, sugar companies, petroleum companies, textile companies and hotels; litigation for those entities; legal advice to para-statal bodies (mainly CWA and SIFB), and litigation for those entities; frequent offshore litigation; chambers work in support of international arbitrations, as well as trade mark litigation.