Sandra Seah

Joint Managing Partner Singapore


Sandra is a corporate lawyer with extensive experience in the energy & utilities and real estate & infrastructure sectors, as well as public projects.

Sandra is the joint managing partner of Bird & Bird ATMD LLP. 

She has considerable experience in public procurement, corporate & commercial law, competition law, regulatory and environmental laws, and real estate.

Sandra has extensive experience in public projects and regulatory work in Singapore and is the advisor to a large number of state agencies including Energy Market Authority, Building & Construction Authority, Jurong Town Corporation, Ministry of Health, Tripartite Alliance Limited, People's Association and National Arts Council. She is also experienced in anti-competitive analysis and legislative strategy and has advised clients in a number of key sectors, including energy, infrastructure and utilities, aerospace, logistics, infrastructure, tech & comms, pharmaceutical and petrochemicals. 

She is an experienced transactional lawyer for large scale infrastructure projects and tenders, being experienced in PPP, public procurements, energy regulatory work, state leasing, regulations, and technical contracts in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region. 

Sandra has acted as lead coordinator for a large number of innovative public projects in Singapore, including the electricity futures market for EMA, SportsHub PPP for SportsHub, the first microgrid testbed on Pulau Ubin, the first energy performance contract template for SGBC/BCA, the first CC in a Mall for PA, the first sectoral competition appeal in the gas sector for EMA, the first tri-generation project in Singapore for Pfizer, and the first LNG terminal project in Singapore for SLNG. 

Sandra has spoken widely on contract, governance and competition issues. She is also the co-author of Business Guide to Competition Law, published by Sweet & Maxwell in 2011. She sits on the Council / EXCO of industry associations such as the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS), the Energy Studies Institute (ESI), Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) and the Waste Management & Recycling Association of Singapore (WMRAS) and is a director of two local charities.

Sandra has been commended in Legal 500 as “very responsive” and “very experienced”. She has also been described as “pleasant to work with and persistent”.

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  1. “Knowledgeable and client-oriented. Prompt replies.”

    asialaw Profiles 2019
  2. Leading lawyer, Singapore

    IFLR1000 2017
  3. "Winner, Projects & Procurement, Singapore"

    Client Choice Awards 2017