Dato’ Murelidaran M Navaratnam graduated from the University of London in 1988 with LLB (Honours) degree. He is a member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, London and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1989.
He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1990. He started his legal career as a lawyer with Messrs. Pregraves and Matthews in 1990, and later Messrs. Ghazi & Lim. He started his own legal firm in 2003 and has been running his own firm since. Dato’ Murelidaran M Navaratnam has been in legal practice in excess of two decades in total. During this time, he has served as a member of the Bar Council, Malaysia and Chairman of the Penang Bar Council from 2008 to 2011.