Precedent partner of M/s Mirchandani & Partners.

Graduated from the National University of Singapore, Poonam Mirchandani was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1984. In August 1991, she set up Mirchandani & Partners, which over the years has developed into a reputed boutique family law practice/chambers.

Poonam Mirchandani advises on all issues arising out of family breakdown, including financial and property settlements. She specialises in international divorce and jurisdictional disputes, with particular expertise in conflict of law principals involving cross-border divorces, international custody disputes, child abduction, financial resolutions, etc.

She was one of the pioneers of the Legal Clinic in AWARE, a leading women’s advocacy group in Singapore, providing free monthly legal advice to members of public. Poonam Mirchandani was also one of the members in AWARE, who mooted for stricter laws against domestic violence in the form of The Family Violence Bill and appeared before the Special Committee of the Singapore Parliament. Parts of the Bill was enacted into law in the Women’s Charter.

On 30 April 1999, Poonam Mirchandani was appointed by Singapore Family Court as an "amicus curiae" or a court-appointed counsel for children in high-conflict custody cases. She is a member of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

She speaks English, basic Malay and Hindi.