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Sushil Nair

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Named Singapore’s Restructuring Lawyer of the Year for 2019, Sushil is consistently recommended as one of the top restructuring lawyers in Singapore by leading legal publications such as Best Lawyers, Chambers, IFLR1000, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal. Sushil co-heads the Corporate Restructuring & Workouts practice and Indonesia desk.


Sushil has been in practice for some 30 years, with the majority of that time focused on restructuring. Sushil’s practice is focused on the Asia Pacific region, with much of it revolving around Indonesia and China, where he has been involved in some of the largest restructuring exercises in Asia. He has been involved in the restructurings of the APP Group, Berlian Laju and Bumi Resources. Clients described Sushil as “outstanding in developing and implementing effective and creative strategies that have produced successful debt restructurings in circumstances that seemed hopeless at the start”. “He has very good negotiation skills and is able to work through issues and provide solutions”.

Professional Memberships

Chairman, Insolvency Committee of the Law Society of Singapore; Member, Insolvency Law Review Committee set up by the Minister of Law; Board Member, Singapore Accountancy Commission; Member, Board of Directors of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore; Member, Singapore Academy of Law.