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Asia-Pacific Guide 2022

Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
2
Tax
1 Years Ranked

About

Provided by Nitin Nadkarni

Practice Areas

Energy, Projects & Infrastructure, International Arbitration and Tax, Customs & Trade

Career

Nitin is the Head of the Firm’s International Arbitration Practice and the Tax, Customs & Trade Practice. Nitin’s main area of practice is in international arbitration, focusing on oil & gas, energy, construction and engineering, and infrastructure projects. Nitin also specialises in income tax and customs litigation and disputes.

Nitin has more than 35 years’ experience representing major governmental organisations, multinational corporations, national and international contractors, sub-contractors, financial institutions and high-profile individuals in arbitration, litigation, income tax and customs disputes.

He has been consistently ranked by Chambers & Partners as a leading lawyer (Band 1 from 2013-2021) who is very polished and sought-after, and by Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a leading dispute resolution, and real estate and construction lawyer who is very highly regarded for construction disputes. Nitin has been recognized as an Elite Practitioner by Asialaw 2022 and as a Litigation Star for Construction by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021. At the 8th Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards held virtually in July 2021, Nitin was named Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year.

Chambers Review

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Asia-Pacific

Dispute Resolution: Construction - Malaysia
1
Band 1

Nitin Nadkarni is a pre-eminent lawyer in Kuala Lumpur who specialises in multi-jurisdictional construction arbitration. A source describes him as "vastly experienced on construction cases and incredibly intelligent," adding that he "offers potent advice."


Tax - Malaysia
2
Band 2

Nitin Nadkarni is the head of Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill's tax practice in Malaysia and has extensive experience in dispute resolution. An appreciative client says: "Nitin Nadkarni and his team have demonstrated that they are up to date with developments in the law and provide good insights into the judiciary as well."

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