Pranisha Maharaj-Pillay
Pranisha Maharaj-Pillay
Telephone: 011 290 4194
Mobile: 082 382 7221
Email: pillay@counsel.co.za

Pranisha Maharaj-Pillay

Pranisha joined the bar in 2016.  She holds BA and LLB degrees from the University of Cape Town (“UCT”).  She is due to graduate with her LLM from UCT in 2017.

Before joining the bar, Pranisha was at the side-bar for seven years having practiced as an attorney at ENSafrica and, prior to that, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr.  During this time, she specialised in both contentious and non-contentious areas of employment law.

In addition, Pranisha has experience in pension law, general commercial litigation and M&A transactions.  She has also advised on a wide range of employment law matters in other African jurisdictions such as Namibia, Botswana, Angola, Kenya, Lesotho and Swaziland.

Pranisha has primarily acted for and advised local and multi-national clients in the financial services, retail, FMCG, media, mining and fishing industries.  She has appeared in the High Court, Labour Appeal Court and Labour Court, as well as at various arbitrations.

Pranisha primarily practices in the areas of commercial, labour and administrative law.

She has presented at various legal seminars and contributed to numerous local and international legal publications.