“Market sources continue to hold this Firm in high regard while leading local and international corporations and interviewees enthuse that the lawyers’ technical knowledge of the rules and regulations is impressive.”
Chambers Asia Pacific – Asia Pacific’s Leading Lawyers For Business 2014

The Firm

Expertise

The practice of the Firm covers all areas of corporate and commercial law and in particular :

Arbitration
Aviation
Banking and Finance
Capital markets
Corporate and Commercial law
Construction
Customs
Employment
Environment
Financial Services
Information Technology
Infrastructure – mines, minerals, oil, gas, petroleum, electricity, water & sanitation
Insurance
Intellectual Property
International Trade
Insolvency and restructuring
Investments
Litigation – admiralty, civil, labour, tax and customs
Media and Telecommunications
Mergers and acquisitions
Ports and Shipping
Real Estate
Tax
Tourism, entertainment and leisure
Trusts

Most of the leading business houses, banks and financial institutions in Sri Lanka, the majority of the transnational corporations engaged in business in Sri Lanka, including Fortune 500 companies to multilateral agencies are the clients of the Firm. A list of clients can be provided on request.

Whenever it is appropriate to do so, services are provided through practice groups within the Firm drawing the specialized knowledge of the Firm on the multifarious aspects of the particular matter in order to provide the clients with holistic practical advice that suits commercial needs.

“The firm offers a comprehensive range of corporate and commercial services, and for many it is the first port of call ‘for complex matters that require an innovative approach’. Sources agree that the team ‘can’t be faulted in technical ability and knowledge of the law’ but most consider that it is commercial acuity that really marks the firm out. ‘The lawyers understand both the local market and a business’ objectives, and they are practical in their advice.”
Chambers Asia 2008 – Clients Guide