Susanah Naushad joins Khaitan & Co as Counsel in White-Collar Crime Team in Singapore
Susanah Naushad has joined Khaitan & Co as a Counsel in the White-Collar Crime team at the firm's Singapore office. She has previously worked with Khaitan & Co as a Principal Associate for 5 years from 2016 to 2021.
Susanah specialises in white-collar crime defence and investigations. She is a dual-qualified lawyer (US and India) and was working with Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York before rejoining Khaitan & Co. She has significant experience in dealing with regulatory bodies and law enforcement agencies and will assist clients with defense strategy, compliance, governance and investigation matters pertaining to India.
According to the Firm’s Press Release, “Susanah will work with the market-leading White-Collar Crime practice group in India, which has seen tremendous growth and is widely acknowledged by all international rankings.”
Susanah has done her graduation from the National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata and holds an LL.M. from Columbia Law School.
Susanah specialises in white-collar crime defence and investigations and has over 8 years of experience in anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, government investigations, and regulatory compliance work. She advises clients on enforcement actions, including attachment/freezing of assets, look out circulars, requests under bilateral mutual legal assistance treaties (MLATs), alleged wrongdoings in public procurements, criminal prosecution, and trial.
While at Shearman & Sterling, she has dealt in White Collar Crime Defense & Investigations - Insider Trading, Securities Fraud, Global Anti-Corruption, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing, Sanctions, Criminal Antitrust Violations.
On joining the Firm. Susanah wrote on LinkedIn, “Thrilled to share that I’m starting a new position as Counsel in the Singapore office of Khaitan & Co! Very excited to be back with Khaitan, and looking forward to all the new opportunities, experiences, and collaborations in the White Collar Crime & Investigations space in APAC.”