S.N. Gupta held the post of Chief Editor of Mercantile Law Reporter and Commercial Law Gazette. He held an Honours in Economics and Political Science from St. Xavier`s College, Calcutta and had a Master`s in Economics & Political Science from Calcutta University with Banking, Currency and Public Finance as his special subjects. He was a Law graduate from the same University.
He was a legal advisor to number of Indian and Foreign Banks for more than 40 Years and worked for Chamber of Commerce & Industry and also on the panel of Arbitrators for the said Chambers.
His other publications are : The Banking Law in Theory & Practice; Law Relating to Guarantees; Dishonour of Cheques-Liability Civil & Criminal; Banks and the Consumer Protection Law; etc., which brought him fame as a reputed specialist on Banking Law.