Her focus will be on implementing a targeted plan to create a market-leading specialist practice, growing a diverse team and expanding the department’s areas of specialism and geographical reach.
Sherina will play a leading role as Stewarts extends its international presence. She will be Head of India and will also support the firm’s international strategy not only in India but also in Africa, the Middle East and Singapore. She will also be a member of the Stewarts Executive Committee.
Sherina will focus on high-value, complex disputes and continue to use her knowledge and experience to act as a strategic adviser to clients seeking advice and assistance across the globe.
Sherina Petit comments: “I am delighted to be joining Stewarts, a leading disputes firm with ambitious plans for the future.
“We have an aggressive, targeted plan to grow the team and become a major force within the London arbitration market.
“We have a focused international strategy covering South Asia (particularly India and Singapore) and the Middle East, and will also build on the team’s existing expertise in Latin America and Africa. This is just the beginning.”
Stuart Dench, Managing Partner, comments: “We are delighted Sherina is joining us to build a market-leading international arbitration practice. We will focus on specific geographies and growing our reputation in the London market. I look forward to working with Sherina to implement these exciting plans.”
Sherina joins existing partners Daniel Wilmot and Alejandro Garcia in the arbitration team. Her arrival brings the number of lawyers in the International Arbitration department to 11 and the number of partners at Stewarts to 84.
You can find further information regarding our expertise, experience and team on our International Arbitration page.
If you require assistance from our team, please contact us.
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