Suhara holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree and a Bachelor of Law (Shariah) (Honours) degree from International Islamic University Malaysia. She also holds a Master of Business Administration (Corporate Governance) degree from Universiti Putra Malaysia and an ICSA qualification from Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
Suhara started her practice at Azmi & Associates where she was involved in corporate matters, including in advising an airline company on its sale and purchase of aircrafts; advising a holding company of listed companies on the exit structure of a shareholder by way of capital reduction exercise and sale and purchase of shares; managing bidding process in relation to sale and purchase of shares which involved a number of potential purchasers; advising a private company in relation to the taking over of sewerage services from local authorities; advising high net-worth clients on Muslim wills, trust deeds and conveyancing matters; advising on a settlement agreement of a failed joint venture company involving a public listed company; and advising foreign parties in relation to their application for remittance licence to Bank Negara Malaysia.
Suhara joined Shook Lin & Bok in 2010 and was involved in corporate commercial, corporate finance and banking matters including in advising on the issuance of RM15.0 Billion Sukuk Musharakah by a public listed company that is involved in an energy business; advising on the issuance of Sukuk Musharakah amounting to RM380.0 Million by a private company; advising on the acquisition of 85% shares of a government linked company involved in a fertiliser business; and advising on the validity of Ijarah structure practised by local financial institutions.
Suhara joined Abdul Raman Saad & Associates in 2012 and was involved in corporate financing matters including in advising on the establishment of Al-Salām REIT, an Islamic Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) that invests in Shariah-compliant diversified portfolio of income producing real estate; advising on the issuance Sukuk Ijarah amounting to RM1.0 Billion by a special purpose vehicle company of a REIT; advising various financial institutions on financing facilities ranging from RM1.0 Million to RM450.0 Million; advising a REIT involved in a healthcare industry in its various nature of transactions (including in the acquisition of various properties for the purpose of injection into the REIT, the lease agreements and the development agreements between the REIT and various hospital operators); advising a public listed company in its related parties transactions and recurrent related parties transactions; advising a public listed company in its Employees Share Option Scheme; advising a public listed company on the issuance of Bonus Issue and Rights Issue; and advising a statutory body in relation to a financing scheme to be used by the government servants in the entire Malaysia.
She re-joined Azmi & Associates in June 2016 and made Partner in March 2019. She is currently with the Mergers & Acquisitions/Corporate Practice Group.