Nicolas Richard was admitted to the Mauritius Law Society in 2005 after being ranked 1st at the Attorney’s examination in 2003. He is today among the highly regarded lawyers of Mauritius as per IFLR1000, a guide to the world’s leading financial law firms.
His expertise covers all aspects of corporate and commercial law with particular focus on banking and finance, capital markets, aircraft and shipping financing and real estate.
Nicolas regularly advises international clients and local conglomerates on corporate, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory (including listing issues) and has been involved in some of the most important takeovers in Mauritius recently including IBL’s takeover of Lux Island Resorts Ltd.
He advises leading international banks and multinational companies on financing / investment structures and collaterals involving Mauritian vehicles.
Nicolas is experienced in all aspects of commercial real estate, including development, joint ventures and structured real estate transactions.