Brian, the second son of Sir Victor Glover, was also a State scholar in 1988 and holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of Exeter. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales and to the Mauritian Bar in 1992. He is a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, England.
He started his career with his brother Gavin at the latter’s Chambers and where he acquired experience in civil litigation. He then decided to jump ship and join the corporate sector.
He worked as in house counsel at Price Waterhouse Coopers from 1993 to 1996. Thereafter he resumed private practice in an advisory capacity for several leading local companies in a variety of sectors both on corporate and HR matters.
He was then appointed as the first Chairperson of the Equal Opportunities Commission of Mauritius in March 2012 and remained there until April 2016. In such capacity, he spear-headed the said institution and worked towards the elimination of discrimination, and the promotion of equality of opportunity, headed investigations into complaints of discrimination, carried out conciliation and mediation procedures, submitted to the Attorney General proposals for amendments to the law, fostered research and conducted educational programmes for the promotion of equality of opportunity and issued guidelines and codes of conduct for employers. He has participated in the UN’s CERD reviews and the UN’s Human Rights reviews in Geneva where he also animated side-evets such as seminars attended by representatives of UN members.
Thereafter, he acted as consultant and trainer in equal opportunities, anti-discrimination, right to privacy, data protection matters and other human rights-related subjects.
In September 2021, Brian joined us on a full-time basis. Despite being our specialist in data protection and equal opportunities matters, he nonetheless provides a wide variety of services to high profile corporate clients in the structuring of investments, drafting of trust instruments, business transfer agreements, share purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, franchise agreements, and working on power purchase projects and PPPs.
Whilst being one of the main actors of our new corporate desk, he also has acquired a vast expertise and experience in litigation at all courts levels including the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
His other areas of practice also include administrative law, judicial reviews, public procurement matters, civil, commercial, company and contract laws, employment relations and labour laws as well as arbitration.