Name: Sushma Jobanputra
Firm Name: Jones Day
Jurisdiction: Singapore
Practice Area: Banking & Finance Law

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Sushma Jobanputra as our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance Law expert in the Singapore. If you wish to get in touch with Sushma please use the contact information provided above.

Sushma Jobanputra, the Partner-in-Charge of the Singapore Office, has been advising clients for more than three decades on banking, restructuring, and corporate matters. She has practiced in London, Toronto, Paris, and Singapore, and her practice includes structured, acquisition, and trade finance as well as cross-border debt restructuring across Asia including Singapore, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines.

Sushma’s financial institution clients include Standard Chartered Bank, DBS Bank, JBIC, Asian Development Bank, BNP Paribas, and Société Générale. She also has represented a significant number of corporate clients, including IBM, Procter & Gamble, Hyatt Corporation, Godrej Group, Micron Technologies, Temasek, Crescent Point, L Catterton, Tikehau, Boeing Corporation, Chevron Corporation, Trafigura, and the Tata Group.

Before joining Jones Day, Sushma was a managing director at Barclays Capital, heading a team in the structured transactions department, with responsibility on behalf of the bank for the execution of all large complex structured transactions with other financial institutions and multinationals. Prior to that she was a partner at a Magic Circle firm in London where her practice focused on structured and acquisition finance.

Sushma serves on the following committees: National University of Singapore’s Law Advisory Council, which supports and advances the Law Faculty in its education, research, and service mission; Expert Panel for the Singapore Management University Centre for Commercial Law in Asia; Organising Committee for the Singapore Academy of Law Annual Lecture; Legal Services Committee of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce; Documentation Committee for the Asian Pacific Loan Market Association Singapore; and Advisory Committee to the Board of WIMAR (Women in Mining and Resources, Singapore).

  • University of Toronto (Canada) (LL.B. 1988)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales; Solicitor and Barrister of the Law Society of Ontario; Permitted to practice Singapore law (commercial, finance, and corporate)

Firm Description:

Jones Day has a history of more than 125 years and a culture of client service and professionalism based on explicit shared values. These values include providing pro bono legal services, building diversity in our profession, and supporting outreach efforts around the world.

Jones Day has a long history of, and commitment to, pro bono work, public service, and community involvement in all of our locations around the world. Because of that commitment, pro bono and public service matters undertaken by Jones Day are provided the same level of attention and professional dedication that we provide to matters undertaken on behalf of paying clients.

At Jones Day you’ll see lawyers from diverse backgrounds leading client engagements, practice groups, and offices around the world. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and advancing highly qualified diverse lawyers and have set priorities in entry level recruitment, lateral recruitment, development and retention of minority and female lawyers, and diversity mentoring, training and awareness.

The Jones Day Foundation, established in 1987, is a nonprofit organization funded by Jones Day’s lawyers and staff. The Foundation’s mission is to financially support efforts that include promoting the rule of law in developing countries, fostering innovation in academics, medicine and the arts, improving the living conditions and economic opportunities for people in impoverished settings (particularly children and women), and providing support and comfort to people suffering from natural and other disasters around the world.