Rajaram is a partner at RHTLaw Asia LLP since 2018. He graduated with a LL. B (Hons) from the University of London in 1981. After he was called to the bar at Middle Temple as a Barrister-at-Law he subsequently read for his Master of Law degree at the University of Cambridge in 1984.
After serving in the Judiciary in Singapore he entered private practice in 1994. In his current practice Rajaram focuses on providing legal solutions in the aviation sector. His expertise in the aviation sector for over 28 years he has represented both airlines and aircraft operators in the Asia Pacific region. He has acted as counsel in numerous aircraft transactional matters including sale and purchase, leasing and other forms of aviation finance relating to both commercial jets and business jets. His depth of knowledge of aviation law also enables him to advise on aviation regulatory matters, including the structuring of transactions and other aviation related litigation such as repossession of aircraft.
His practice area includes commercial, corporate, civil & criminal litigation and aviation law. He co-authored a chapter in the publication, Singapore Employment Manual published by Asia Law & Practice Publishing. He has also published a chapter in the publication, Getting the Deal Through on Air Transport 2016. In 2020, 2021 and 2022 he contributed an article on the Singapore Chapter on Aviation Finance and Leasing in the publication Lexology Getting the Deal Through.
Rajaram has undertaken litigation in the Singapore High Court, Court of Appeal and in the State Courts in commercial transactions. He also handled considerable number of the Plaintiff cases for passengers and crew involved in both the air crashes involving the two Singapore national carriers in 1997 and in 2000. In May 2004, he was appointed a Reserve Panel Member of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and has also presided as an arbitrator.
Since 1998 Rajaram has been recognised as a leading aviation lawyer in various publications including Euromoney Legal Group Guide. In 2005, he was also recognized by the publication Asia Law & Practice as a leading Aviation Lawyer in the Asia/Pacific Region and has also been listed for many years in the Who’s Who Legal (Business Lawyers) for his aviation expertise and in more recently in EXPERTGUIDES. Currently he is also listed in the first Southeast Asia guide in Who’s Who Legal: South East Asia 2021. In 2004, he served as Vice Chairman (Aviation Committee) of the Inter Pacific Bar Association. Rajaram has also served as a committee member of the Royal Aeronautical Society (Singapore Branch).