Experienced in advising clients on all forms of dispute resolution including litigation, arbitration and mediation, Sangeetha was called to the Singapore Bar in 2011 after receiving a LL.B (Second Upper Class Honours) and LL. M (Merit) from The University of Birmingham in the UK.
Sangeetha commenced legal practice with Harry Elias Partnership LLP and joined Trident Law Corporation in November 2014.
Noted for her diligence and dedication to work, Sangeetha successfully represented an independent financial advisor in suing an FA firm for wrongful termination. With her eye for detail, she successfully obtained a High Court judgment for a claim exceeding S$1 million based on a single admission made by the defendant. On multiple occasions, Sangeetha was involved in successfully obtaining urgent High Court injunctions for her clients.
Sangeetha has been involved in a wide spectrum of criminal cases under the Penal Code, Misuse of Drugs Act, Road Traffic Act, Customs Act and Multi-Level Marketing and Pyramid Selling (Prohibition) Act. She has also assisted in high profile cases in both the State Courts and the High Court, such as cheating, murder, drug importation and trafficking.
Engaged in advisory and prosecution work on behalf of the Singapore Medical Council, Sangeetha was also involved in advising an embassy in Singapore. Sangeetha’s experience also extends to private estate planning like wills and trusts, probate and the appointment of deputies.
As an active member of the Law Society, Sangeetha has been serving in the Criminal Practice Committee for the past three years. An article she authored on regulating prostitution, was published in the Singapore Law Gazette. Sangeetha has also been invited to give talks at seminars organised by Walton International, NTUC and grassroots organisations. A strong advocate for pro-bono work, Sangeetha has represented many individuals under the CLAS Scheme.