Mohanadass Kanagasabai

Managing Partner

Mohanadass Kanagasabai has two decades of dispute resolution experience having appeared as counsel in numerous disputes at all levels of the High Court of Malaya and in domestic and international arbitration. He has also been granted special ad-hoc admission to appear at the High Court of Borneo as counsel in arbitration related matters.

He is rated by the Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a leading individual for dispute resolution in Malaysia, and also recognised for his expertise in Band 1 for Dispute Resolution (Construction) by Chambers and Partners. Described as an “arbitration specialist” with a “giant reputation”, Mohan is a former President of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators and former Chair of the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee of the Inter Pacific Bar Association.

Practice Areas

  • Contract & Commercial Disputes
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Oil & Gas Disputes
  • Company Law
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Career to date

2018 Appointed to the SIAC Panel of Arbitrators

Appointed to the SIAC Ad Hoc Panel of Arbitrators Admitted to the Panel of Adjudicators, KLRCA


Managing Partner, Mohanadass Partnership Fellow, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators Chairman, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee of the Inter Pacific Bar Association


Vice Chairman, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee of the Inter Pacific Bar Association President, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators


Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators


Council Member, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators Appointed to the Panel of the KLRCA’s International Panel of Arbitrators


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