Sarah Hew

Sarah Hew

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Sarah Hew

Sarah Hew is a Senior Associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice of Cavenagh Law LLP. 

Sarah specialises in dispute resolution, and has a wide range of experience in complex commercial disputes and international arbitrations. She has also acted and advised on ICC, ICSID and ad-hoc arbitrations in claims ranging from US$33 million to US$75 million.

  • acting for the plaintiffs in the original action and the defendants in the counterclaim in a US$800 million dispute arising from a joint venture agreement involving a coal upgrading plant in Indonesia. This case is the first case due to be heard before the Singapore International Commercial Court in November 2015
  • acting for an ASEAN government in ICSID annulment proceedings involving a European state investor. The amount of the claim is in excess of US$75 million
  • assisting the party-nominated arbitrator in a bilateral investment treaty governed by the UNCITRAL rules in a US$1.4 billion dispute involving a Mauritian investor in the telecommunications industry and a South Asian government
  • advising an ASEAN government in a potential ICSID arbitration dispute involving certain coal mining export regulations
  • acting for the claimant investor in an approximately €30 million ICC arbitration dispute under Swiss law concerning previous ICC and other proceedings

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Career and qualifications

  • National University of Singapore (L.L.B.) 2012
  • Lawyer, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP 2012
  • Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore 2013
  • Joined Cavenagh Law LLP 2015

Professional bodies

  • Law Society of Singapore