Mirza Manraj is a member of our Investment Funds and Regulatory practice. Mirza specialises in contentious and non-contentious financial services and regulatory work. He represents both retail and institutional clients and liaises frequently with regulators and foreign counsel in jurisdictions where clients operate their business.
Mirza qualified in 2008 and joined the Regulatory team at Harneys. He regularly advises clients on a range of offshore regulatory issues including; regulatory and tax investigations, corporate crime and fraud, financial services and regulatory advice, financial and economic sanctions, anti-money laundering and terrorist financing compliance, tax information exchange, insurance and compliance advisory.
Mirza regularly speaks and presents both publicly and in-house on various regulatory matters that are of topical interest to the industry. Mirza has also written for various industry publications and is a regular contributor to Harneys’ popular Regulatory Blog.
Mirza is recognised as a “rising star” and is described as "excellent and technically very strong".IFLR 1000, 2020
Mirza is recommended in the British Virgin Islands Investment Funds rankings.Legal 500, 2019
- British Virgin Islands
- Trinidad and Tobago (not practising)
- Hong Kong (Registered Foreign Lawyer)
- Cayman Islands
- Hugh Wooding Law School (Legal Education Certificate)
- University of Guyana (LLB)
- University of Guyana (BA)