Avinash Pradhan is a partner of Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP and of Christopher & Lee Ong, Malaysia. Avinash has been recognised in the 2017 and 2018 editions of Best Lawyers International as one of Singapore's leading lawyers in the field of international arbitration. He sits on the Singapore International Arbitration Centre's Users' Council.
Avinash’s practice encompasses a broad spectrum of commercial and corporate disputes. His extensive experience stretches across diverse fields, ranging from construction and engineering, power, and oil and gas, to banking, corporate finance, joint venture and shareholder disputes. Many of the matters he has been involved in have been factually and legally complex, engaging multi-disciplinary technical issues.
Avinash is familiar with conducting international arbitrations under the major arbitral institutions as well as ad hoc arbitrations, and he appears in the courts of both Malaysia and Singapore.
Avinash also has substantial experience of cross-border disputes and disputes involving a conflict between international arbitration proceedings and court litigation, and is adept at formulating and applying for urgent interim relief, including freezing and anti-suit injunctions.
Aside from an active practice as counsel in international arbitrations and court litigation, Avinash also sits as arbitrator.