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Sunita Advani



10 Collyer Quay
#18-01 Ocean Financial Centre
Singapore 049315

Office Telephone: +65 6411 5300
Office Fax: +65 6411 5355

Direct Dial (Singapore): +65 6411 5357

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Sunita is an Associate in HFW’s Energy and Resources practice in Singapore. She represents international corporations in the oil and gas, commodities trading and shipping sectors in multi-jurisdictional arbitration proceedings. She has represented blue-chip clients in arbitrations administered by the major arbitral institutions globally, including the LCIA and the SIAC. Sunita has also had experience in complex international litigations.

Sunita’s recent work includes:

  • Representing an owner of an FSO in an LCIA arbitration in a dispute over redelivery and remobilization.
  • Representing a global commodities trader in multiple arbitrations over demurrage claims and contractual breach claims arising out of charterparties. 
  • Representing a joint venture marine contractor company in an SIAC arbitration over a dispute arising from the completion of works.
  • Representing a major engineering group in litigation proceedings in a dispute over an FSO conversion.

Prior to joining HFW, Sunita gained legal experience at leading law firms, a barristers’ chambers, an in-house legal department and an investment think tank across Singapore, London, California and New York. She is a qualified lawyer in New York and Singapore.


HFW established its Singapore office in 1990 giving it a presence in the city for almost 30 years.

HFW's Singapore office operates throughout SE Asia and has particular strength in Indonesia and Malaysia.

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