Arfat Selvam, Managing Partner in the Duane Morris & Selvam, LLP Singapore office was recently profiled by the Law Gazette of the Law Society of Singapore. In 2017 Ms. Selvam was Pro Bono Ambassador for the Society. In this profile, Ms. Selvam answers questions on her pro bono work: How did she get started in pro bono? And why does she think it is important? She also provides advice for young lawyers, law firms and her hopes for the pro bono landscape in Singapore. To read the profile, click here.
Mrs Selvam has over forty years’ experience in corporate finance having been at the forefront of the development of the financial services market in Singapore. Her wide array of experience includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructures, takeovers, funds raising in the capital markets, privatisations, financial services, cross border investments, financial services and international joint ventures.
Mrs. Selvam was president of The Law Society of Singapore in 2003 and a former Director of the Stock Exchange of Singapore Limited. She was also a member of the Senate of the Academy of Law, the Board of Legal Education, and was formerly on the Board of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority. Arfat is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors. She is a director of JurongHealth Fund Limited and Law Society Pro Bono Services. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Rahmatan Lil Alamin Foundation Ltd.