Manissa Dhanjee is an associate legal executive within the Corporate department in Mauritius. She joined Appleby as paralegal assistant in April 2008.
Manissa has worked on several transactions for financial institutions and private equity, including Standard Chartered Bank Group, Barclays Bank Plc and AMEC Group Limited. Manissa has also acquired experience in aircraft financing and lease and aircraft registration.
Prior to joining Appleby, she was a trust administrator in Standard Bank Trust Company (Mauritius) Limited and also a corporate administrator at SG Financial Services Limited (formerly Horwath Corporate Services Limited). She is familiar with local and international legislation relating to the offshore sector.
She is a student member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners - International, and has obtained distinctions in both the Foundation Certificate and Diploma in Trusts Creation – Law and Practice of STEP International.
Manissa was also a legal secretary at Banymandhub Boolell Chambers after graduating from the University of Mauritius, with LLB (Honours) in 2004.
She speaks fluent English, French and Hindi.