Subramanian Pillai is a partner at CNPLaw LLP, where he heads the construction, engineering and infrastructure projects practice and the international arbitration practice. His practice has been primarily in the field of commercial litigation and arbitration with particular emphasis on construction and engineering disputes.

As an accredited arbitrator and experienced arbitration counsel, Mr Pillai has advised and represented clients in several international arbitrations under the SIAC, ICC and UNCITRAL Rules of Arbitration, and before the High Court and the Court of Appeal and other tribunals.

Mr Pillai has also received several accolades from renowned legal publications such as being a market-leading lawyer in Asialaw Profiles since 2014, a leading lawyer in disputes and energy and infrastructure practice in IFLR1000 2016 as well as a recommended lawyer in dispute practice for The Legal 500 Asia Pacific since 2016.