Mr. Mohamed Shahdy Anwar read Law at the University of Bristol in England (LLB, Hons) and at the National University of Singapore (LLM, Corporate and Financial Services Law).
Mr. Anwar has since been working in private legal practice advising various corporations and entities on a wide variety of corporate and commercial issues ranging from advising investors on project financing for tourism and infrastructure projects, to advising major international banks and financial institutions on lending for projects in the Maldives and abroad and also in related litigation.
Mr. Anwar also has worked closely with the Law Commission of Maldives and various Government bodies on the drafting of both the Education Act and Intellectual Properties Act for the Maldives. Mr. Anwar also has extensive drafting experience, in preparing structured finance and syndicated loan documentation, bidding and awards documentations.
Mr. Anwar has also been a lecturer in administrative law and tort law at the Faculty of Sharia and Law of the Maldives College of Higher Education and a lecturer of English Legal System and Business Law at the Faculty of Management and Computing and the same college.
Mr. Anwar also servers as member of the Board of Directors of Gulhifalhu Industrial Zone Limited and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Thilafushi Corporation Limited. Gulhufalhu Industrial Zone Limited and Thilafushi Corporation Limited are both 100% state owned corporations.