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Shabnum heads the Firm’s banking and finance practice. She has been with the Firm since 2005. She completed her LL.B. degree from Government Law College, Mumbai and is a qualified Solicitor, enrolled with the Bombay Incorporated Law Society. Her practice includes a diverse range of debt transactions (including debt capital market issuances, syndicated term loans, project finance, external commercial borrowings and other offshore borrowings), advising on and structuring various aspects of debt transactions undertaken by foreign portfolio institutions and offshore funds in India, transactions between banks and financial institutions for sale of businesses and portfolios, securitization and bi-lateral assignments, international and domestic factoring and leasing, trade finance and supply chain finance solutions, setting up and structuring various products (digital and physical) offered by banks and financial institutions (including e-commerce payment solutions and digital platforms) and negotiation of International Swaps and Derivative Association (ISDA) agreements for derivative transactions undertaken by Indian financial institutions and insurance companies. She also provides regulatory advisory to banks, non-banking financial companies, fin-tech companies and financial institutions and other domestic companies including on their overseas investment made in offshore jurisdictions in compliance with Indian foreign exchange control laws. Shabnum has also undertaken several complex restructurings (including corporate debt restructuring). She also advises in relation to estate planning.