Fayaz Hajee AbdoulaSenior Associate
Fayaz Hajee Abdoula is a senior associate at BLC Robert and is specialised in Mergers and Acquisitions, Company Law and Employment Law.
Since joining BLC Robert in 2009, he has obtained a wide range of experience in Mergers and Acquisitions transactions. Fayaz has advised on some major transactions which would include but not limited to, representing a financial conglomerate in the potential purchase of a Mauritius real estate fund; a purchase bid in respect of the sale of a majority stakeholder of a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius and counselled various sophisticated and expert investors in the acquisition of companies incorporated in Mauritius. He has also advised Courts Asia, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, in respect of the proposed acquisition of the one of biggest furniture business in Mauritius.
Currently, Fayaz is also the advisor to General Electric, a multinational conglomerate corporate, RIU Hotel and Resort Group, one of the renowned names in the hotel industry. Fayaz was also involved in the setting up of a ring road private public partnership as part of a team advising the Government of Mauritius. The project was for the upgrading and expansion of the national highway.
In terms of employment law, he is one of the lead employment lawyers in the firm advising several high profile banks, hotels and other large players in the local industry. Fayaz has also advised on cross border employment matters, offshore companies employing staffs in Mauritius and advises on all aspects of employment laws to our foreign clients in mergers and acquisitions transactions.
Fayaz joined BLC Robert as a pupil under Mr. Iqbal Rajahbalee, Senior Counsel, and was thereafter admitted to the Bar of Mauritius in January 2010. Fayaz read law at the University of Manchester (United Kingdom) and was called to the Bar of England and Wales at the Honourable Society of Lincoln Inns.
Fayaz is regular speaker at the Mauritius Institute of Directors’ local workshops and is also the President of OpenMind, a non-governmental organisation focusing on the plight of people suffering from psychological disorders.