Son of 'law legend' Subhas Anandan has big shoes to fill

Mr Subhas Anandan (centre) with his nephew Sunil Sudheesan and lawyer Diana Ngiam at law firm RHTLaw Taylor Wessing in November 2014. Mr Sujesh Anandan (right), son of the late top criminal lawyer Subhas Anandan, is working with Mr Sunil Sudheesan at
Mr Sujesh Anandan (right), son of the late top criminal lawyer Subhas Anandan, is working with Mr Sunil Sudheesan at Quahe Woo and Palmer. Mr Sunil began practising with Mr Subhas, his uncle, 14 years ago.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
Mr Subhas Anandan (centre) with his nephew Sunil Sudheesan and lawyer Diana Ngiam at law firm RHTLaw Taylor Wessing in November 2014. Mr Sujesh Anandan (right), son of the late top criminal lawyer Subhas Anandan, is working with Mr Sunil Sudheesan at
Mr Subhas Anandan (centre) with his nephew Sunil Sudheesan and lawyer Diana Ngiam at law firm RHTLaw Taylor Wessing in November 2014. ST FILE PHOTO

Called to the Bar last week, he has fond memories of his late dad Subhas Anandan

Among the 51 lawyers called to the Bar before Justice Choo Han Teck in the Supreme Court last Wednesday was a 28-year-old with big shoes to fill.

Mr Sujesh Anandan's father is the late Mr Subhas Anandan, a lawyer hailed as a legend by many of his peers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 16, 2019, with the headline 'Son of 'law legend' has big shoes to fill'. Print Edition | Subscribe