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Jean-François Boisvenu

Visiting Lecturer

Before moving to Mauritius in 2009, Mr Boisvenu was a partner at the Canadian law firm McCarthy Tétrault, where he had practiced since being admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1996. In Mauritius, Mr Boisvenu joined BLC Chambers (2009-2014), and then moved on to become AfrAsia Bank’s first Group Head Legal (2014-2017), where he set up and lead the legal department. He returned to private practice in 2017 as a partner at Eversheds Sutherland (Mauritius), where he heads the banking and finance practice. He assists clients in corporate and commercial matters, with a particular expertise in international banking transactions, lending and debt capital markets transactions, financial institutions regulation and offshore companies set-up. He is a member of the Quebec Bar (Canada) and a registered foreign lawyer in Mauritius. He graduated from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales in Montréal (Applied Economics) and the Law School of the Université de Montréal. Mr. Boisvenu has given lectures, conferences and proficiency courses for legal practitioners and business people on issues related to his areas of practice. Since 2017, he has been a visiting lecturer in Mauritius in the LLM Program offered by the Sorbonne – Assas International Law School.