Ms Seenivasan Lalita has been in practice with 29 years of experience. She started her practice in Messers Murphy & Dunbar in 1987. She worked with Mr Karuppan Chettiar, Mr H.E. Cashin and Dr Myint Soe the presiding partners of Murphy & Dunbar where she assisted in high profile cases. She assisted in cases where Queen's Counsels were briefed.
She started Messers Virginia Quek Lalita & Partners, the present firm in 1995 with Ms Virginia Quek. Her clients' interest are her passion and drive in life. Her main practice has been in Civil Litigation namely Personal Injury Claims and Family Law matters including divorce, nullity, property division, maintenance, custody of children, personal protection orders and adoption. She has also acted for victims in medical negligence cases, property disputes and probate matters.
She has vast experience in handling cases involving all aspects of Family law including jurisdictional issues relating to children, maintenance and forum non conveniens - the United States of America, Australia, India and Malaysia.
She also co-authored with Dr Myint Soe, on the section on Quantum of Damages in the early edition of the Singapore Halsburys Laws of Singapore.
Ms Seenivasan Lalita has also rendered opinion as an expert to the High Court of Justice, Principle Registry of the Family Division, England with regard to the consequences relating to the immigration status in Singapore of a foreign wife upon the grant of decree absolute.
In 2007, she received the Minister of Law Appreciation Award in recognition and appreciation for volunteer services rendered to the Ministry of Law as a Panel Solicitor. In 2016, she received 20 year service award from the Legal Aid Bureau. She is also a volunteer lawyer with AWARE where she renders advice to women who need legal assistance.
In January 2017, she was honoured by Law Society President, Mr Gregory Vijayendran as published in the Straits times. "Then there is lawyer Lalita Seenivasan, who according to client's feedback, distinguishes herself by going the extra mile."