“The firm is constantly engaged in the country´s top matters, such as precedent-setting and sophisticated transactions in all financial, corporate and sector-specific areas.” IFLR 1000 - Guide to the Worlds Leading Financial Law Firms - 2010

The FirmExpertise

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