Ammar OozeerBarrister At Law
A former senior member of the Attorney-General’s Office in Mauritius, Ammar Oozeer is a barrister of more than 15 years’ experience. He has also previously worked as Senior In-house Legal Adviser and Legal Consultant to an information security company in London, U.K. and at one of the leading business law firm in Mauritius.
Ammar Oozeer has experience advising on technology law, intellectual property law, broadcasting law, telecommunications law, data protection law, electronic commerce law, procurement law and commercial law. Some examples of works done by Ammar include advising financial institutions and BPO companies on data protection and compliance issues; advising companies on procurement and PPPs and advising companies in the infrastructural and real estate sectors.
Ammar also has considerable litigation experience, having appeared before the Supreme Court including lower courts and tribunals and in arbitration cases at national and international level. Until recently, he was involved in a major LCIA-MIAC mediation. He has successfully represented the telecoms regulator and the Data Protection Office before the ICT Appeal Tribunal. As a former member of the Attorney-General’s Office, he has frequently and successfully represented the Industrial Property Office before the Industrial Property Tribunal and the Supreme Court of Mauritius.
Besides his advisory and litigation experience, Ammar has solid legislative drafting experience. He also regularly acts as a trainer in the fields of ICT and e-commerce laws at various workshops at national and international level. He is presently registered on the UNCTAD, UNCITRAL and Commonwealth Secretariat database of consultants.