Sheetal Sandhu

Partner at Virtus Law

Sheetal is a corporate and commercial partner at Virtus Law* with a practice focused on technology and data protection. 

She regularly advises clients on data privacy matters, including PDPA and regulatory issues, compliance programmes, licensing, developing and disruptive technology. Her sector experience spans industries ranging from technology, shipping, food and beverage, fashion and retail, manufacturing, healthcare and hospitality. Sheetal is a key contact on technology and data protection in Singapore, and draws from her corporate expertise to walk clients through complicated and sensitive matters in a commercial way. She regularly writes and speaks on PDPA, data breaches, and investments into fintech.

  • Advised AxiomSL, an international provider of regulatory reporting, risk, and data management solutions, on a range of data protection issues associated with its various services agreements.
  • Advised Eastern Pacific Shipping in connection with its implementation of data protection policies across the group, including advising on proactive measures to be adopted by the business to address data security and dealing with data security breaches.
  • Advised Equinix, the world's largest IBX data center & colocation provider, on a range of data protection and privacy issues relevant to its business.
  • Advised Corporation Services Company on global data transfer requirements in 13 jurisdictions, including Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Hong Kong and Australia.
  • Advised a range of clients, including Luxoft, Davita, Mundipharma, Petrobras, General Mills, Kuok Group, and FedEx on general data protection and data sharing matters. 
  • Provided client training to startups like JustCo on data privacy matters. 

*Virtus Law LLP (T13LL0339K) and Stephenson Harwood LLP (T13LL0821C) are registered as a Formal Law Alliance in Singapore under the name Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance. Both firms are registered in Singapore under the Limited Liability Partnership Act (Chapter 163A) with limited liability. The term "partner" is used to refer to a member in one of the constituent law firms.