SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SULIMAN SHEHNAAZ

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THERAVANCE BIOPHARMA US, INC.
901 GATEWAY BLVD

(Street)
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO CA 94080

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
08/01/2017
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Theravance Biopharma, Inc. [ TBPH ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
SVP, Corp Dev & Strategy
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
No securities are beneficially owned.
Brett A. Grimaud as Attorney-in-Fact 08/03/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
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							Exhibit 24

POWER OF ATTORNEY

         Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and
appoints Bradford Shafer, Brett Grimaud, Corinna Liebowitz and Elizabeth Webb
with full power of substitution, as the undersigned's true and lawful 
attorneys-in-fact to:
         
(1)	prepare, execute in the undersigned's name and on the undersigned's
behalf, and submit to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") a
Form ID, including amendments thereto, and any other documents necessary or
appropriate to obtain codes and passwords enabling the undersigned to make
electronic filings with the SEC of reports required by Section 16(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or any rule or regulation of the SEC;

(2)	execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's
capacity as an officer, director and/or 10% stockholder of Theravance Biopharma,
Inc. (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4, and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder;

(3)	do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned
which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4,
or 5, complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file
such form
 with the SEC and any stock exchange or similar authority; and

(4)	take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the
foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorneys-in-fact, may be of benefit to,
in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being 
understood that the documents executed by such attorneys-in-fact on behalf 
of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and
shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorneys-in-fact may approve in
such attorneys-in-fact's discretion.
         
         The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power
and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever 
requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights
and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the 
undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of 
substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such 
attorneys-in-fact, or such attorneys-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall
lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the
rights and powers herein granted.  The undersigned acknowledges that the 
foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of
the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the
undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934.
         
         This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until
the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 with respect
to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the
Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing 
delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, or as to any attorney-in-fact
individually, until such attorney-in-fact is no longer employed by, or
providing direct legal services for and on behalf of, the Company.  

         
         IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney
to be executed as of this 19th day of July, 2017. 
         

/s/ Shehnaaz Suliman