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Shaaista Thabit

Shaaista Thabit

Associate | Banking and Finance
mobile +27 66 369 9240

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practical experience

Shaaista Thabit is an Associate in ENSafrica’s Banking and Finance department.

She has acted for clients in a variety of industries and focuses on transactional banking, leveraged finance and acquisition finance.

Shaaista’s representative experience includes advising a multinational commodity trader on the applicable regulatory requirements for financial services providers in South Africa. Advising a Dutch supplier of exotic fruits and vegetables and a South African marketing organization on compliance with the National Credit Act in South Africa for the purposes of establishing a credit provider. Advising a local non-bank lender on the provision of a secured bridging facility to a subsidiary of a large pharmaceutical company. She has also assisted a major local bank in instituting legal proceedings against a defaulting creditor. And assisted a major local bank with the restructuring of one of its largest client exposures.

area of expertise



LLB (University of Pretoria)