Mr. Vinayak P. Pradhan


Vinayak P. Pradhan, FCIArb, FMIArb, FACICA, was appointed as the Director of the AIAC on 21st November 2018.

In his 45 over years of legal practice, he has been a wide-ranging litigation and arbitration lawyer with ultimate focus on commercial, construction, engineering and energy disputes. Mr. Pradhan’s experience spans across domestic and international matters involving a wide variety of foreign laws (England, Nigeria, Pakistan, Vietnam, Qatar, the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, India, Sri Lanka, Mongolia, Bangladesh, Thailand, the Philippines and Singapore) and institutional rules (ICC, AIAC, UNCITRAL, LCIA, HKIAC, SIAC, PORAM, PAM and IEM).

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The Advisory Board advises AIAC on its strategic direction in its aim to be the preferred arbitration centre in the Asia Pacific region as well as in positioning Malaysia as an arbitration-friendly destination.

The Chairman of the Advisory Board is by convention the Attorney General of Malaysia.The Board consists of renowned and respected Malaysian and international arbitrators. They are Professor Philip Yang, Honorary Chairman of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre,YBhg Tan Sri Dato' Cecil Abraham, Senior Partner, Cecil Abraham & Partners; Mr Sumeet Kachwaha, Partner, Messrs Kachwaha & Partners, India,Mr Vinayak P Pradhan, Consultant, SKRINE,Professor Robert Volterra, Messrs Volterra Fietta, UK.

Professor Philip Yang, Hong Kong

Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Abraham, Malaysia

Mr. Sumeet Kachwaha, India

Mr. Vinayak Pradhan, Malaysia

Professor Robert Volterra, United Kingdom