Since joining BLC Robert, Manisha has been involved in commercial litigation, arbitration and transactional matters. She has assisted in a variety of litigation matters, including injunctions, statutory demands (and setting aside thereof), as well as a number of court applications under the Insolvency Act.
Manisha forms part of the dispute team at BLC Robert and as such she regularly acts as counsel both in litigation and arbitration matters. She practises civil law, with a focus on insurance law and contractual matters. Manisha also regularly acts as junior counsel in complex commercial litigations and international arbitrations.
Manisha has co-authored a book published by BLC Robert entitled “Why Mauritius? A National Court in Support of International Arbitration” in 2016. She has contributed to several online publications on international arbitration, as well as DOCDEX Rules published by the ICC and which relate to disputes arising under letters of credit. Manisha has attended a number of arbitration related events and has been a speaker at the Africa Legal Network’s Academy Arbitration conference held in Nairobi in July 2018.
2005-2008: BA (Hons) in Law and Management, University of Mauritius
2008-2009: LL.M (Corporate Finance Law), University of Westminster, UK
2010-2012: LL.B (Hons), College of Law, UK
2012: Called to the Bar of England and Wales
2014: Called to the Bar of Mauritius
2017: Admitted as fellow to the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
2019 – DATE: Associate, BLC Robert
2014 – 2018: Senior Legal Executive, BLC Robert
MAR 2013 – JAN 2014: Pupil, BLC Robert
DEC 2012 – MARCH 2013: Pupil, Mardemootoo Solicitors
MAY2008 – AUG 2008: Legal trainee, International Financial Services