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Sreenivasan Narayanan S.C.

Sreenivasan Narayanan is a senior counsel and has practiced extensively over 35 years in civil litigation and arbitration. He is also well recognized in the areas of business crime and financial regulatory matters. He is admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore. He is a fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of the UK and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.

Sreenivasan was awarded a Public Service Commission scholarship to read law at the National University of Singapore. Upon graduation, he commenced his legal career as a legal service officer in the Singapore Legal Service in 1985. In 1990, he entered into private practice. In 2013, he was appointed Senior Counsel.

  • Appointed Senior Counsel by the Chief Justice of Singapore
Chambers & Partners, Asia-Pacific 2020
  • Ranked Band 2 for Dispute Resolution: Litigation – Singapore
The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2018
  • “Very smart lawyer N Sreenivasan SC has a fine record handling civil and criminal cases, and is frequently instructed as counsel by other law firms.”
Asialaw Profiles 2018
  • “Sreenivasan N, the practice leader, hard worker and highly knowledgeable.”
ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2018
  • Winner: Medical Law Firm of the Year
  • Finalist: Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year
Asia Business Law Journal
  • The A List: Singapore Top 100 lawyers
  • Awarded Public Service Medal by the President of Singapore in 2014
Law Society of Singapore
  • Treasurer, Ex-Co and Council Member (1998 to 2001)
  • Chairman Continuing Legal Education Committee, Chairman Law Awareness Committee, Chairman Advocacy Committee (Various periods from 1993 to 2014)
  • Current - Member of the Board of Law Society ProBono Services (an autonomous charity set up by the Law Society to run its pro bono activities)
  • Law Society Pro Bono Ambassador 2010
Singapore Business Federation Foundation
  • Current – Board Member and Chairman, Programme Committee
Singapore Red Cross
  • Member, Council of the Singapore Red Cross (2011-2014)
  • Current – Member, Audit Committee
  • Awarded Singapore Red Cross Outstanding Service Award in 2014
Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Member Criminal Law Advisory Committee (1995-2014)
  • Member Home Detention Advisory Committee (2015 to date)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)
  • Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
Advocacy training

Sreenivasan has been an advocacy trainer since 1993. He has taught basic, advanced, and teacher training courses in Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, and South Africa and is a senior moderator and teacher trainer with the Advocacy Committee of the Law Society of Singapore.

Cross-professional activities

Sreenivasan has served on the Inquiry Committee and Disciplinary Committee of the Singapore Medical Council and the Singapore Dental Council.

Additional Thought Leadership Pages
  • Chapter on Criminal Advocacy in Modern Advocacy – More Perspectives from Singapore (to be published by the Singapore Academy of Law in 2019)
  • “Singapore: International Arbitration,” The In-House Lawyer, 4th edition, Autumn 2019
  • Chapter on Presentation of Factual Evidence at Trial – Law and Practice of Commercial Litigation in Singapore (Sweet & Maxwell) 2015
  • Business Crime Q&A’s, Singapore - Financial & Business Crime Global Guide 2018/2019
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