Manisha Shukla

Manisha Shukla

  • Knowledge Counsel, Funds

Manisha is a knowledge counsel in our Funds Department. She has almost 20 years' experience in investment funds work, having worked exclusively in the City's investment funds market since qualifying as a solicitor in 2000.

She has worked in both private practice and in-house, focusing primarily on fund formation work. She has been the knowledge counsel and practice manager for the Funds Department at Travers Smith since 2014. 

Manisha's expertise is in a broad range of closed-ended alternative listed and private investment funds, perfectly complementing Travers Smiths' award-winning Funds Department. Manisha is very focused on supporting the team to ensure that it can provide the highest quality advice to its clients. 

Her role encompasses providing training to fee-earners on technical legal issues, keeping the team abreast of relevant legal developments and upcoming legislative changes, conducting research, and drafting and maintaining standard form template transactional documentation.

Manisha holds a joint LLB in Law and Japanese from Cardiff University.