As lawyer

  • a) One of the most successful lawyers in India.
  • b) Has undertaken charge of various judicial offices like Asst. Solicitor General, High Court of Kerala, CBI Standing Counsel and Special Prosecutor to Government of Kerala on several occasions.
  • c) On winning a prestigious case, Major General VSM remarked in his written encomium about Adv.Pillai like this, “the Union of India would never have lost any case if we had advocates like you’’.
  • d) Elected as President of the prestigious Calicut Bar Association in 1995, the youngest ever to hold that office. He introduced the first ever air-conditioned computerized Library for a Bar Association in South India. The National dignitaries like K.R.Narayanan, L.K.Advani, N.A.Palkivala, EMS Nampoothirippad and Justice V.R.Krishna Iyer used to grace the platform with their August appearance and scholarly discourses.