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Mohamed Shakeel Ahmed Yousuf Abdul Razack

Bio-data of Honourable Shakeel Ahmed Yousuf Abdul Razack  MOHAMED, MP
(First Member for Constituency No.3 Port Louis Maritime and Port Louis East)
Name Shakeel
Surname Mohamed
Marital Status Married
Education & Vocational Skills 1987 Certificate, French Civil Law
Universite de Lille Lille, France

1989 LLB (Hons), European Law
University of Buckingham Buckingham, England
Majored in:
European Law
French Contract law
Competition Law
International Trade law

1992 Bar Finals - Barrister
Middle Temple London, England
Called to the Bar of England and Wales

Professional Memberships

1992 • Member: Bar of England and Wales

1992 • Member: Mauritian Bar

Language Skills
Fluent in English, French and Urdu
Career
Practice
Litigation and Consultancy
Litigation
Successfully conducted trials in a variety of tax, intellectual property and
commercial cases.
Achieved favourable resolution of complex, difficult-to-win cases through
meticulous work and deployment of group-supported strategies.
Practiced before administrative boards and arbitrators.
Attained numerous credits in all phases of civil litigation in the Supreme Court of
Mauritius.
Consultancy
Advising Offshore Companies, Multinationals, Banks.
Legal Advisor of several corporations with activities in various fields.
Drafting of agreements, contracts, trusts and other legal documents.
Areas of Expertise • Commercial and Corporate Law
Tax Law
Arbitration
Intellectual Property Rights
Trusts
Labour Law
Drafting agreements, contracts and other legal documents in English and French
Professional Experience
1992 – 2010 Partner MC Law Offices Port Louis Mauritius

AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Intellectual Property Rights Trusts
Information technology and E Commerce Shipping
Litigation Commercial and Corporate
Financial Services Labour law
Banking and Finance Contracts
Tax law
• Responsible of Corporate Department.
• Briefed and argued cases in appellate matters.
• Defended and managed complex product liability and commercial litigation
issues.
• Developed numerous form contracts, enabling the business units to send a
concise, well-drafted agreement to the customer with minimal turnaround
time while protecting the company's interest.
• Drafted confidentiality agreements and independent contractor agreements.
• Assisted corporate clients in streamlining operations through the
development of standard contract forms.
• Handled litigation for International Corporations involving, loan
transactions and lender liability issues.
• interviewed and prepared clients for arbitration.
• managed legal issues for corporate clients.
• Prepared pleadings, agreements, deeds of trust, powers-of-attorney, wills,
trusts, and other documents.
• Provided counsel and advice in employment law to senior management.
• Advised Offshore Companies, Offshore Management Companies, International Companies and financial institutions on Company law, Tax issues and Trusts Law.


Political
Member of the Mauritius Labour Party since 1995

Elected 3rd Member for Constituency No 13 Rivière des Anguilles and Souillac on 3rd July 2005 under the banner of Labour Party, the Social Alliance

Member of Parliament as from 12 July 2005

Member of the Steering Committee of the Inter Parliamentary Union on WTO matters from September 2005 to May 2010. (Geneva)
Represented Mauritius at the Parliamentary Conference on the WTO in Hong Kong in December 2005.

Panelist at the Parliamentary Conference on the WTO in Hong Kong on good practices of oversight by parliaments in the field of international trade, December 2005.

Presented a paper entitled “Lessons to be learnt from the history of multilateral trade negotiations under WTO auspices” at the Annual Parliamentary Conference on the WTO, December 2006. (Geneva).

Seminar entitled “Realizing the Doha Development Agenda as if the Future Mattered”, convened by three nonprofit organizations with global missions: the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the German Marshall Fund of the United States, and the Salzburg Seminar, February 2007.( Salzburg)

Presented a paper entitled “The African Perspective” at the Salzburg Seminar, February 2007. (Salzburg)

Deputy Chief Whip, National Assembly as from 19 September 2008 to 2010

Panelist at the WTO Public Forum 2008 on the following issue; “Trade and Climate Change: Is trade killing our planet?"

Panelist at the WTO Public Forum 2009 on the following issue; “Can protectionism protect trade? The legislator's perspective”
 
Elected 2nd Member for Constituency No 3 Port Louis Maritime and Port Louis East on 6th May 2010
 
Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment as from May 2010 to December 2014 
Member of Parliament as from 18 May 2010 to 06 October 2014

 Member of Select Committee on Live broadcasting of House Proceedings as
from 12 April 2011 up to 14 March 2012
 Elected 1st Member for Constituency No 3 Port Louis Maritime and Port Louis East as from December 2014​

Member of Parliament as from 22 December 2014

 Member of Parliamentary Committee set up under the prevention of corruption Act (ICAC)

Interests Horse riding, Soccer
Office Address 9th floor, Victoria House, Corner Barracks and St Louis Streets, Port Louis, Mauritius
Tel Office +(230) 2072603/(230) 2072610
Fax +(230) 212 8672
Address Mamzelle Laure, Terre Rouge
E-mail smohamed@govmu.org
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