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Sherina Petit
Partner and Head of India Practice at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP


Sherina Petit is a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright in London and heads the international arbitration practice across Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. She also heads the firm's India practice. Besides arbitration, she has significant experience in investor-state disputes resolution, alternative dispute resolutions (ADR), litigation and regulatory investigations. In addition to acting as counsel in arbitrations, she regularly sits as an arbitrator.

Sherina has a wide range of experience in all key aspects of international arbitration across a broad range of industries including energy, construction, oil and gas, trade, transport, pharmaceuticals, commodities, finance, and technology. She represents clients across the globe in a wide variety of commercial and investment arbitration proceedings, including those before the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) as well as in ad hoc proceedings.

Sherina is the Chairperson of the European Federation of Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA) and is on the LCIA Board of Directors. She is also part of the ICC Indian Arbitration Group, the SIAC Users Council, the SIAC Users Council's Regional/National Committee for the United Kingdom and the Kuala Lumpur Court of Arbitration. Sherina is also on the Steering Committee of the Pledge for Equal Representation for Women in Arbitration.

Sherina is a published writer and speaker on international arbitration. She has more recently co-authored a chapter of the book "Arbitration in England" edited by Julian Lew QC and a chapter of the book "Enforcing Arbitral Awards in India" edited by Nakul Dewan.

Besides being qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales, Sherina completed her Bachelor of Laws degree in India and her Master of Laws degree at King's College, London.

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