Shamiza Ratansi

Shamiza Ratansi


Shamiza Ratansi is a Partner with ARS and her practice focuses mainly on corporate, commercial, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, private equity, regulated sectors including capital markets and telecommunications.

She is consistently involved in prominent, complex and cross board transactions and continues to showcase her strengths on substantial corporate M & A deals with a regional flavor. She has acted for and advised on complex mergers and acquisitions, including providing structuring advice, undertaking detailed due diligence and providing antitrust and competition advice.

She is considered globally as one of the leading finance experts in Tanzania with significant depth to handle multiple large and complex deals to very high standards.

Shamiza has been recognised as an expert at capital markets deals, and continues to be the lead on high profile capital market transactions. In addition to this, Shamiza has proven herself a beacon in the field of competition law in Tanzania, undertaking complex and challenging applications.

Shamiza undertook her PG Diploma in Legal Practice at the College of Law, Birmingham, England. She read law (LLB hons) at the University of Liverpool, England.

Shamiza is a member in the following professional bodies:

  • Tanganyika Law Society
  • East African Law Society
  • Tanzania Women Lawyers Association