Areas of Expertise

Capital raisings, Initial public offerings (IPOs), Corporations Act/ASX Listings Rules compliance, Acquisitions & disposals, Takeovers/scheme of arrangements

Sanushka specialises in equity and debt capital markets, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). She assists her clients with a combination of technical expertise and personalised service in public and private equity and debt fundraising, initial public offerings (IPOs), and M&A involving both private and listed companies in Australian and cross-border transactions.

Her legal expertise includes advice on the Corporations Act, compliance with ASX listing rules, corporate restructuring, corporate governance issues and the duties of directors across various industry sectors including resources, financial markets, technology, internet products and aviation.

Her practice is largely cross-border with an Asia-focus and she has expertise in capital markets and M&A transactions involving clients in the People's Republic of China, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia and India, as well as capital markets and M&A transactions involving clients in the USA and the UK.

Sanushka has a particular interest in India and is a co-founder and director of the School of Policy and Governance (SPG), co-founder of the Australia India Youth Dialogue (AIYD), member of the board of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's Australia India Council (AIC) and the former National Vice Chair of the Australia India Business Council (AIBC).

What others say

"We have worked on several successful secondary capital raisings with Sanushka and her team, and found her to be highly knowledgeable, responsive and effective even when we had to deal with unexpected challenges."
David Allen - Managing Director, Hawkesbury Partners
"During the past two years Sanushka has acted for a public company, of which I am the Chairman, in an equity capital markets transaction and during that time she has demonstrated a high level of expertise in the understanding and application of Australian Corporations Law and ASX listing rules… I am pleased to recommend her as an accomplished equity capital markets lawyer with good communication skills and a strong service commitment."
Allan Farrar - Chairman, Australian Bond Exchange Limited
"Named one of the 100 Women of Influence in Australia"
Australian Financial Review 2018
Recommended, Capital Markets
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2024


Chrysos Corporation Limited

Advising gold sample tester Chrysos Corporation Limited (ASX:C79) in what was Australia’s largest company float for 2022. The company raised $183.5 million to list on the ASX. We also advised on its $50 million pre-IPO capital raising.

Southern Palladium Limited

Advising minerals explorer and developer Southern Palladium Limited (ASX:SPD, JSE:SDL) on its successful dual listing on the ASX and Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Airtasker Limited

Advising local services marketplace company Airtasker Limited (ASX:ART) on its $83.7 million IPO and ASX Listing, one of the first major ASX floats of 2021.

Australian Bond Exchange Holdings Limited

Advising Australian Bond Exchange Holdings Limited (ASX:ABE) on its IPO and ASX Listing.

iCollege Limited

Advising iCollege Limited on its takeover of Redhill Education Limited (ASX:ICT)