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Shrivan Dabee is an executive at ENSafrica in Mauritius. He specialises in commercial dispute resolution, employment, competition and revenue laws litigation. He has experience appearing before labour courts and tribunals, the Competition Commission, the tax tribunal, the Commercial Court, the Supreme Court, the COMESA Court of Justice, and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
His competition law experience includes advising on merger notifications and joint purchasing agreements, as well as assisting clients in allegations of abuse of monopoly power, as well as alleged anti-competitive conduct in the retail automobile industry. He has assisted clients operating in the financial services industry in respect of the largest cartel investigation so far run by the Competition Commission of Mauritius. He has also assisted clients operating in agriculture in respect investigations of cartel behaviour in the supply of meat products.
Shrivan regularly assists clients in all aspects of revenue law litigation, up to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
Shrivan has also appeared as junior counsel in a number of complex cross-border litigation matters and has appeared before arbitral tribunals set up under the ICC Rules and the MARC Rules. He has also been involved in a number of applications in respect of foreign arbitral awards and incidental applications in aid of international arbitration.
In terms of his employment law experience, Shrivan has assisted clients in respect of cross-border retrenchment plans and has appeared in some of the largest severance allowance claims before the Industrial Court. He has successfully appeared for employers in labour disputes against trade unions and regularly advises clients in respect of employment contracts, discrimination claims, employment policies and pension entitlement of employees. Shrivan is also regularly called upon to chair disciplinary committees and has drafted codes of ethics for a number of listed companies in Mauritius.
Shrivan is a member of the editorial team of the New Bar Chronicle, and for the year 2021, is a member of the Commercial/Corporate Barristers Committee set up by the Bar Council of Mauritius. He was a member of the Working Group set up by the Financial Services Commission to propose amendments to the Takeover Rules. He was also a member of the sub-committee (employment legislation) of the Social Capital Commission of Business Mauritius. Shrivan has published articles on international arbitration in Africa for the International Bar Association.
Shrivan is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:
- The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 – Leading Firms - Recommended / Key Lawyer (South Africa)
- LLB (honours) (University of Warwick)
- Bar Professional Training Course (Cardiff Law School)
- Admitted to the Bar of England and Wales