Thayananthan Baskaran

Thayananthan Baskaran

Speaker Session A11: International Construction Contracts 

Thaya’s primary area of practice is construction law. He drafts various building and engineering contracts, advises on disputes arising from such contracts and appears as Counsel to resolve these disputes. Thaya also sits as an adjudicator, arbitrator and mediator.

Thaya has drafted building and engineering contracts based on Malaysian standard forms, such as PWD and PAM, English standard forms, such as IChemE, JCT and NEC, and international standard forms, such as FIDIC. Thaya has also drafted bespoke contracts and was involved in drafting the pioneer Alliance Contract and Project Delivery Partner Agreement used in Malaysia. In 2015, Thaya was appointed to the Consultation Group for the Association of Consultant Architects, Kent, and Association for Consultancy and Engineering, London, new suite of Project Partnering Contracts 2015, which comprises the Framework, Project and Term Alliance Contracts.

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