Aurora Villacellino

Aurora Villacellino


Areas:Maritime, Business & Contractual, Energy

An English shipping & trade lawyer now working in-house for a Swiss utility, Aurora is an ideal mediator to help you resolve your commercial dispute out of court.


Aurora is an English and Singapore qualified lawyer specialising in shipping and international trade, with over 15 years legal practice experience.


Presently senior legal counsel at Axpo, the Swiss utility, Aurora advises the group’s global liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) businesses.
Of her years in private practice before moving to Switzerland, Aurora spent 8 years in London, Paris and Singapore, at two leading international maritime law specialist firms, where she acquired extensive experience in the litigation and arbitration of complex commercial disputes revolving around the international trade of commodities.


In her in-house years to-date, at Credit Suisse, the bank, and Axpo, Aurora has negotiated a wide range of commercial contracts and finance agreements with international counterparties. She is recognised for her ability to identify key issues in contention, and find solutions which work for all parties.


Aurora has been an accredited mediator with both the Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) and the Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI) since 2018.


She is a Singapore citizen resident in Switzerland, and accepts mediation appointments in her personal capacity.