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Gitta Satryani

Gitta Satryani

Of Counsel (Singapore)

Gitta specialises in complex cross-border disputes, international arbitration and public international law.



Gitta has represented clients in arbitrations in major international centres and in other forms of ADR including mediation and expert determination. Gitta also advises commercial entities, states and SOEs on a broad range of issues relating to cross-border projects including dispute avoidance strategies and investment structuring to maximise their investment treaty protection in cooperation with the firm's TMT, corporate energy and projects and infrastructure practice groups. 

She has worked in the firm's London office and currently splits her time between Singapore and Jakarta, working closely with Herbert Smith Freehills' associated firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung advising international clients on disputes and dispute-related aspects of transactional work relating to their investments in Indonesia.  

Gitta's experience includes advising:

  • a power producer in a Singapore-seated ICC arbitration against a state and the state's water and power agency 
  • the Government of Malaysia in an ad hoc state-to-state railway land arbitration against the Republic of Singapore concerning the interpretation of a bilateral treaty 
  • a European clean energy company in a Singapore-seated ICC arbitration against a Chinese solar panel  company regarding product defects under a long-term supply contract governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods  
  • a listed energy company in a Singapore-seated SIAC arbitration arising from a joint operating agreement governed by English law for the exploration and production of an oil field in Sumatra, Indonesia
  • an American apparel manufacturer and its Asia-Pacific subsidiary in an UNCITRAL arbitration against a Californian company 


Fluent in English, Bahasa Indonesia and Bahasa Melayu, Gitta is qualified as an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.