Sameena Syed

Staff Lawyer

Sameena Syed is an Indian-qualified lawyer and an empanelled arbitrator at the Southern India Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Centre for ADR (SICCI-ADR).  She holds a bachelor of law BA.LL.B. (Hons) from Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar law University, school of excellence in law Chennai and an LL.M. in international investment treaty arbitration with a distinction from Uppsala University Sweden.

In June 2023, Sameena was selected to be a member of the steering committee for the Indian Women in International Arbitration group, a group committed to the advancement of Indian women in the practice of international arbitration.

Prior to joining Volterra Fietta, Sameena was an associate in the practice of a leading Indian arbitration lawyer, as well as in government and court positions.  She was also a senior legal associate at Kovise Foundation Conflict Resolution International (KFCRI).  While at KFCRI she led their sector specific arbitration project in international investment treaty arbitration amongst other things.


LL.M. in International Investment Treaty Arbitration, Uppsala University Sweden.

B.A.LL.B. (Hons), Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar law University, The School Of Excellence in law, Chennai, India.


English, Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Swedish (elementary)

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