Imm. Past President
Sudharsanan Thillainathan

Sudhar graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Monash University and obtained his Masters of Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

He was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1997. He has acted and acts as counsel and arbitrator in a broad range of fields. 

Sudhar is listed as a market leading/leading lawyer in the fields of dispute resolution, competition and anti-trust law and tax and is recognised as an expert in commercial arbitration by Expert Guides.

Sudhar is the immediate past President of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, the national body for arbitration in Malaysia, having earlier served as President for the 2017-2019 term, Deputy President for the 2015-2017 term and Vice President for the 2014-2015 term.

Sudhar participated in the inaugural Singapore International Arbitration Academy (SIAA) in 2012, presented by the Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore where he was a recipient of the Award for Excellence in Advocacy. Subsequently, he was invited to be a member of the SIAA Faculty for 2013 and again for 2015.