Balan Nair Thamodaran is an experienced litigation and arbitration lawyer. He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2005 and holds a Master’s Degree from Queen Mary University, London, specialising in International Arbitration & Construction Law. He primarily handles disputes relating to construction, energy and engineering law.
Balan regularly advises and acts for clients in disputes relating to construction adjudication, civil construction, oil and gas, power plant, offshore construction and marine engineering, logistics, infrastructure and palm oil (PORAM).
Apart from construction and energy related disputes, Balan also acts for clients on other civil and commercial disputes, including aviation and employment law.
In 2015, Balan was appointed by law firms based in the US, Switzerland and Australia to act as counsel to represent the family members of passengers on board MH370 and MH17 in legal proceedings in Malaysia against the airline and several other entities / institutions.
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