Appointed w.e.f. 4 January 2017
Arfat is a Managing Director of Duane Morris & Selvam LLP and Selvam LLC. She practices in the area of corporate law. Arfat was the President of The Law Society of Singapore in 2003. Before that, she had served as Council and Exco Member of The Law Society of Singapore and as Chairman of its Inquiry Panel and Corporate Practice Committee. She was Chairman of the Law Society Pro Bono Management Committee for 10 years up to 2017.
In 2015, she was awarded the CC Tan Award for upholding the values of honesty, fair play and personal integrity by The Law Society of Singapore and was made Law Society Pro Bono Ambassador in 2017.