Shaaista Thabit

Shaaista Thabit

Associate, Johannesburg

Email shaaista.thabit@​

Phone +27 11 523 6227

Fax +27 11 286 6901

LanguagesEnglish, Creole

Practice groupFinance

As part of our banking and finance team, Shaaista Thabit focuses on leveraged finance and acquisition finance, including reviewing and negotiating transactional finance documents, deal executions and identifying risks in various finance deals and secured lending transactions.

She assists our international offices in providing a seamless cross-jurisdictional service to clients of our international acquisition finance team.

Education and admissions


LL.B., University of Pretoria, (with distinction), 2015

Court admissions

South Africa

Related industries

Energy and Natural Resources

Related practices

Banking Transactional

Representative experience

Assisted a major local bank in instituting legal proceedings against a defaulting creditor.

Assisted a major local bank with the restructuring of one of its largest client exposures.

Latest thinking and events

Published Works

Home sweet home! Without Prejudice

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