Fountain Court Chambers

London & Singapore

Kanaga Dharmananda SC

Kanaga is Senior Counsel, a Member of Fountain Court, and practises in the South East Asian region, including Australia. He was previously counsel with the United Nations in Geneva, counsel with Mitsubishi Corporation, in Tokyo, and was with firms in Singapore (Rajah & Tann) and Malaysia.

He acts in arbitrations in and outside Australia, having advised on disputes (ICC, UNCITRAL, AAA, SIAC, HKIAC rules) arising in connection with projects in Australia, India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Thailand, Hong Kong, PRC, South Africa, and Ghana.

Kanaga teaches at the UWA Law School where he teaches International Commercial Arbitration and International Investment.

He was educated at the University of Western Australia, and completed a BCL at Oxford, and a LLM at Harvard.


  • ‘A Practical Guide to Investment Treaties—Asia Pacific’, Published by LexisNexis (2015)