• Best Law Firm in 2010 for Arbitration Advisory, Banking & Finance, Construction Law, Corporate, Employment/Labour Law and Insurance and Re-Insurance.
  • IFLR 1000: "A very prestigious chamber of barristers focussing on litigation, arbitration and high level banking and finance"
  • IFLR 1000: "Best suited to bespoke and flexible advice on innovative and complex matters"
  • Law Firm of the Year 2012 for Arbitration, Public Procurement Law and White Collar Crime.
  • M&A Awards 2013: Financial Law Firm of the Year



M. Al Assad Peeroo



Tel: (+230) 208 5499 / 208 1656
Mobile: (+230) 5734 3778
Email: ap@peeroochambers.com


Assad qualified as barrister at the Bar of England and Wales after graduating at Cardiff law school. Having worked under the guidance of head of chambers, he has acquired particular experience in specialised areas of the law. He is a member of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn.


His areas of expertise include Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Human Rights. He has experience in serious offences dealt with at the Assizes and also assists his clients in enquiries and police interviews. An important part of his practice involves advising and representing private companies as well as local government authorities. Assad’s legal opinion is very often sought by the press and media.


His practice areas / recent work include:


Constitutional Law – constitutional and human rights, bail, freedoms of religion and association, right of privacy, freedom of the press.


Media and Broadcasting Law – film production, defamation.


Criminal Law – illegal drugs related cases, murder, rape, theft and deception offences including international fraud.


Advice to foreign companies on implanting themselves in Mauritius, recruiting and employing foreign workers, etc.


Public and Administrative Law.


Planning Law and Local Government Regulations.


Business and Commercial Law.


Copyright and Patents Law.


Employment Law and Family Law.