Sapna is called to the Bar of England and Wales, and practised at the Independent Bar in London before joining Clyde & Co's Dubai office in 2006. She relocated to Singapore in 2011.
In her career she has managed commercial disputes spanning a wide range of industries and governed by different institutional rules such as those of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), Singapore Centre for Maritime Arbitration (SCMA), and Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC).
She has substantial advocacy experience and has represented clients in trials and preliminary applications before arbitral tribunals, the UK Civil Courts (including the Supreme Court), and the Courts of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
In addition, Sapna has several appointments as an arbitrator from DIAC, SIAC and ICC, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.
She is a member of the ICC Taskforce on Costs, the Queen Mary-ICCA taskforce on Third Party Funding, the YSIAC Executive Committee and SIAC Users' Council.
She writes regularly on international arbitration in international arbitration journals as well as the Kluwer international arbitration blog, and contributed to the practitioner's text "Arbitration in Singapore: A Practical Guide" published by ThomsonReuters.
Sapna holds a degree from Oxford University and was awarded a diploma in international commercial arbitration by Queen Mary University, graduating with distinction.