Mr. Jumabhoy began his legal career in 2003 at the Bar in London, with a criminal set of chambers. As a junior, Mr. Jumabhoy defended his clients against charges spanning the full spectrum of criminal offences, including murder, armed robbery, serious sexual assault and high value fraud. He frequently appeared in the Old Bailey, High Court and the Court of Appeal. Over time, his practice broadened to include civil matters, with a focus on white collar crime. In 2011, Mr. Jumabhoy returned to Singapore and joined the Attorney General’s Chambers as a Deputy Public Prosecutor. Initially posted to the capital crimes team where he prosecuted crimes such as a murder and drug trafficking, Mr. Jumabhoy moved on to prosecute financial crimes in 2012. His work there focused on corruption and fraud offences involving public companies, public officials and private individuals, as well as money laundering and Company Act offences. He prosecuted what the media dubbed “the sex for grades” trial. Mr. Jumabhoy has appeared in the State Courts, High Court and Court of Appeal, and has been involved in numerous appeals, including the definitive approach to the presumption of corruption involving civil servants under Section 8 of the Prevention of Corruption Act (Chapter 241), and the law concerning the admissibility of previous convictions under the Evidence Act (Chapter 97). He was promoted to Deputy Senior State Counsel in 2014. As part of his role as a DPP, Mr. Jumabhoy had oversight of matters investigated by both the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau and the Commercial Affairs Department, and advised on the charging of offences as well as the sufficiency of evidence, which included whether to seek mutual legal assistance from other jurisdictions . He was also involved in training investigative agencies such as the Monetary Authority of Singapore in relation to the investigation process.