Area of Practice

Construction Dispute Resolution


KUHENDRAN THANAPALASINGAM is the Head of the Construction Dispute Resolution practice group. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. He is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales and was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1992. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), Chairman Bar Council Committee on Construction Law, and Asia International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) - Arbitrator, Adjudicator, and Mediator.

With experience that spans almost three decades, Kuhendran is principally involved in dispute resolution, particularly in construction and engineering-related disputes. Apart from his experience in dispute resolution, he has also advised on different aspects of construction and engineering law. In addition, he has drafted and vetted various construction and engineering-related contracts.

Besides being active in the field for alternative dispute resolution matters acting as a mediator and arbitrator, Kuhendran has also appeared at all levels of the Malaysian Courts, from the High Court to the Federal Court.

Kuhendran has also been recognised as a Recommended Lawyer 2023 by Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Band 3 for Dispute Resolution - Construction by Chambers Asia Pacific 2023.


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Since 1992



LLB (Hons) (University of Leicester)
Certificate in Legal Practice (Legal Profession Qualifying Board, Malaysia)
Advocate & Solicitor (High Court of Malaya)