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Hon. MOHAMED Shakeel Ahmed Yousouf Abdul Razack - Mauritius National Assembly

MOHAMED Shakeel Ahmed Yousouf Abdul Razack

Honourable Shakeel Ahmed Yousuf Abdul Razack Mohamed, MP

1st Member for Constituency No.3, Port Louis Maritime and Port Louis East

Personal Info

Name: Shakeel

Surname: Mohamed

Address: Mamzelle Laure, Terre Rouge

Marital Status: Married

Interest: Horse riding, Soccer

Contact Info


Office Address: 5th Floor, Sterling House, Lislet Geoffroy St, Port-Louis, Mauritius

Tel Office: +230 212 1155, +230 210 5203, +230 210 5624

Fax: +230 210 5193

Political Party

Political Party: Mauritius Labour Party​

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


Litigation and Consultancy


- 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


- 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


1992 - 2010 Partner MC Law Offices Port Louis Mauritius

Area 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


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 11 December 2014​ to 06 October 2019

Member of Parliament as from 11 December 2014 to 06 October 2019​​​

Member of Parliamentary Committee set up under the prevention of corruption Act (ICAC) as from 26 February 2015 to 06 October 2019

Elected 1st Member for Constituency No.3, Port Louis Maritime and Port Louis East and Member of Parliament as from 08 November 2019​

Member of the Standing Orders Committee as from 02 December 2019​

Opposition Whip as from 21 November 2019 to 01 March 2021​