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Valerie joined BLC Robert & Associates in 2008, and was made partner in 2018 in the Banking and Finance practice. Advisor on a wide range of international financing transactions, her areas of expertise encompass green/sustainable finance, funds financing, secured bonds and banking regulatory. Valerie is the firm’s coordinator for pro-bono activities through Trust Law Connect (a member of the Thomson Reuters Foundation).

Equality is a core value of BLC Robert & Associates which is strongly manifested in its organizational culture. We are committed to creating a thriving environment, where everyone, irrespective of his/her gender attribution or ethnicity, is treated equally. Our diversity has enabled us to attract the best talents and our people know they each have an equal opportunity to grow and attain their career goals.

At BLC Robert, the total workforce is made up of 55% female and 45% male with women at leading and managerial positions. Women epitomize 25% of the partnership.

  • Advised Agence Française de Développement in a sovereign loan to the State of Mauritius to support the budget implementation program of the Mauritian government, including support linked to the impact of Covid-19.
  • Advised Cape Biologix Technologies in a financing from European Investment Bank for the construction of a production unit in Mauritius of plant protein used as reagent in quick detection kits for Covid-19 and endemic diseases in Africa.
  • Advised Société de Promotion et de Participation pour la Cooperation Economique S.A. (PROPARCO) and Deutsche Investitions – Und Entwicklungsgesellschaft Mbh (DEG) in a USD 65,000,000 loan to the Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited to finance its support program to Mauritian businesses (especially SMEs) affected by Covid-19.
  • Advising Agence Francaise de Développement in the structuring of “green” financing lines with local banks.
  • Advising a consortium of international development and commercial banks in the USD 65M financing of the first wind farm project in Mauritius.
  • Adviser to BPCE IOM on the sale of its entire shareholding in Banque des Mascareignes to Banque Central Populaire.


  • Mauritius Law Society

  • Maîtrise Business Law, University of Toulouse, France