Sindhu Sivakumar

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Sindhu Sivakumar is an associate in the Firm's London office where her practice focuses on international arbitration and litigation.

Sindhu joined the Firm in 2015 having previously worked in other leading UK firms.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Bar Council of India
Education
BA
LLB (Hons.)
National Law School of India University
Languages
English
Hindi
Tamil

Experience

Sindhu's recent experience, including prior to joining White & Case, includes:

Acting for an investment bank in bringing an ad hoc arbitration claim against its Indian counterparty to enforce the terms of its investment agreement.

Acting for an investment bank in bringing a LCIA claim against its Indian counterparty to enforce a series of English law governed interest rate swaps.

Advising a LIBOR panel bank on various HK regulatory issues in connection with investigations faced by it across the globe re the setting of the LIBOR benchmark.

Advising a Singapore-based HNWI on a contentious partnership dissolution involving significant litigation risks.

Acting in a long-standing $125 million dispute before the Courts of Eastern Caribbean and Anguilla relating to the financing of a world-class Anguillan hotel resort.

Defending a leading UK retail bank against a large number of PPI mis-selling claims.

Acting for a UK investment bank pursuing a High Court claim against its hedge fund counterparty under a swaps transaction.

Defending a UK investment bank against mis-selling claims brought by its HNWI counterparty under a prime brokerage arrangement.

Advising a UK based hedge fund pursuing fiduciary claims against its director for diversion of business.

Publications

Legal and Judicial Reform in India: A Call for Systemic and Empirical Approaches, NLUS-SLJ, 2015

Consortium Loan Agreements, Law of Business Contracts in India, S.Bhat ed., SAGE Publications, 2009

Lawyers and Arbitration, World Mediation and Arbitration Report 1st Quarter, 2008