Bio-data of Honourable Shakeel Ahmed Yousuf Abdul Razack MOHAMED, MP
(First Member for Constituency No.3 Port Louis Maritime and Port Louis East)
|Education & Vocational Skills
|| 1987 Certificate, French Civil Law|
Universite de Lille Lille, France
1989 LLB (Hons), European Law
University of Buckingham Buckingham, England
French Contract law
International Trade law
1992 Bar Finals - Barrister
Middle Temple London, England
Called to the Bar of England and Wales
1992 • Member: Bar of England and Wales
1992 • Member: Mauritian Bar
Fluent in English, French and Urdu
Litigation and Consultancy
Successfully conducted trials in a variety of tax, intellectual property and
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
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
Intellectual Property Rights
Drafting agreements, contracts and other legal documents in English and French
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
• Responsible of Corporate Department.
• Briefed and argued cases in appellate matters.
• Defended and managed complex product liability and commercial litigation
• 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.
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)
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