AMARATUNGA, Nimal Gamini, (Class of 1990), (Deceased)

Dissertation: The Law of the Sea and Customary International Law

Drafting Project: Maritime Salvage (Special Provisions) Act of Sri Lanka



ARACHCHI, Irani Ganga Wakishta, (Class of 2017), Senior State Counsel, Attorney-General’s Office, 44/1 castle street, Borella, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka

Tel: (94) 7283 74880 or (94) 2698 341; Mob: (94) 777 761 324

Email: iraniganga [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: A Comparative Analysis of Piracy and Terrorism in the Indian Ocean Region

Drafting Project: Incorporation of the International Maritime Search and Rescue (as amended) to Sri Lanka's National Legislation



DAYARATNE, Gode K.D., (Class of 1995), Shipping Officer (Master), Shipping Office, QEQ 1, Colombo Harbour, Colombo-1, Sri Lanka

Tel: (94) 1 129 613 or (94) 1 129 614

Dissertation: Shipowner’s Liabilities and Duties Relating to Seafarers

Drafting Project: Seafarers Disciplinary Offences Act



DE ABREW, Vikum Kaluhath Priyantha, (Class of 2010), Deputy Solicitor General, Attorney General’s Department, 406/4, Old Batapota Road, Pelawatte, Bataramulla, Colombo-12, Sri Lanka

Tel: Tel: (94) 1124 5829 1; Fax: (94) 1124 3642 1; Mob: (94) 7737 99767

Email: vikumab [at] gmail [dot] com or vikuma [at] attorneygeneral [dot] gov [dot] lk

Dissertation: Adequacy of the International Legal Regimes on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Ballast Water: Sri Lankan Perspective

Drafting Project: The Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage Bill (In Order to Give Effect to Provisions of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage)



EGALAHEWA, Uditha Priyanga, (Class of 2002), President's Counsel, No 46A, Vajira Road, Colombo-5, Sri Lanka

Tel: (94) 1125 55499 or (94) 1125 78192; Mob: (94) 7776 9990 0

Emailudithae [at] gmail [dot] com or uditha [at] uechambers [dot] net

Dissertation: Admiralty Jurisdiction of Sri Lanka: Issues Relating to Application of English Law

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act No. … of 2002 (A legislation to Introduce the Salvage Convention 1989)



HAMZA, Mohamed Riyaz, (Class of 2006), Puisne High Court Judge, High Court of Fiji, Government Buildings, Suva, Fiji

Tel: (679) 8688 666 or (679) 321 1227; Mob: (356) 7901 7601

Email: mriyaz_hamza [at] yahoo [dot] com or riyaz [dot] hamza252 [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Maritime Security - Critical Analysis on Terrorism: A Sri Lankan Perspective

Drafting Project: Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims Act


KAHAWITA, Nayomi Malina, (Class of 2017), State Counsel, Attorney-General’s Office, 44/1 Castle street, Borella, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka

Tel: (94) 7283 74880 or (94) 2698 341; Mob: (94) 718 374 880

Email: nayomikahawita [at] yahoo [dot] com
Dissertation: Indo-Sri Lanka Fisheries Conflict in the Palk Bay Region: An Evaluation of the Conservation Measures Necessary to Curb the Challenges Posed by IUU Fishing
Drafting Project: Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships Act No... of 2017


KARUNARATNA, Asanka Indika, (Class of 2014), Lieutenant Commander, Attorney at Law, No. 51/3, Dele Salle Street, Colombo-15, Sri Lanka

Tel: (94) 0113 8183 36  Mob: (94) 7777 76485 or (94) 077 777 6485

Email: asanka1k [at] hotmail [dot] com or asankaikarunaratna [at] gmail [dot] com or asankakarunaratna [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Strengthening the Role of Sri Lanka’s Navy in Combating the Modern Maritime Security Challenges in the Indian Ocean

Drafting Project: An Act to Amend the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation Act, No.42 of 2000 (Sri Lanka)


KETIPE ARACHCHIGE, Chathurika Jayamini, (Class of 2018), Lieutenant Commander, Legal Office, Acting Senior Staff Officer, Sri Lanka Navy, No 593, Naval Headquarters, Colombo 01

Mob: (94) 7792 0081 2 or (356) 9968 6224

Email: chathurikaketipe [at] gmail [dot] com; dloffice [at] navy [dot] lk

Dissertation: Towards a More Effective Anti-Drug Trafficking Mechanism in the Sri Lankan Waters:  Enhancing the Role of the Sri Lanka Navy

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Standards of Seafarers’ Accommodation and Recreational Facilities) Regulation No. ___ of 2018


PEIRIS, Warnakulasuriya Nuwan Chinthaka, (Class of 2015), State Counsel, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo-12, Sri Lanka

Email: nuwanp [at] attorneygeneral [dot] gov [dot] lk or wncpeiris [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: The Freedom of Trade in the EEZ – The Evolving Economic Ideal

Drafting Project: Marine Pollution Prevention Authority (Control and Management of the Discharge of Ballast Water and Sediment) (Special Provisions) Act of Sri Lanka



RANASINGHE Jr., Parinda K. A., (Class of 2013), Senior Deputy Solicitor General, Attorney General's Department, Colombo-12, Sri Lanka

Tel: (94) 1124 24892 or (94) 1128 67206; Mob: (94) 7733 05941; Fax: (94) 1124 36421

Email: pari [at] sltnet [dot] lk or parinda217 [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Statement of Understanding and Sri Lanka’s claim for the Extended Continental Shelf: What Next?

Drafting Project: Civil liability for Bunker oil Pollution Damage Act



RATNAYEKE, Pemamiththa Abraham, (Class of 1992), Deputy Solicitor General, Attorney General’s Department, Hulftsdorf, Colombo-12, Sri Lanka

Tel: (94) 1381 148

Email: pramith [at] itcom [dot] lk

Dissertation: The Doctrine of Uberrimae Fidei in the Law of Marine Insurance: A Critical Review of Some Aspects
Drafting Project: Legislation Incorporating the Civil Liability Convention of 1969 and the Fund Convention of 1971 a Part of the Marine Pollution Prevention Act No. 59 of 1981



SAMARANAYKE FERNANDO, Anusha, (Class of 2009), Senior State Counsel, Attorney General’s Department, 70/6, Medawelikada Road, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka

Email: anushagibbs [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: A Critical Analysis of the International Law Regime in Relation to the Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project of India and its Effect on Sri Lanka – With Particular Reference to the Marine Environment
Drafting Project: Marine Pollution Prevention & Marine Environment Protection Authority (Two Bills)


SELVAKKUNAPALAN, Selladurai, (Class of 2011), Senior Assistant Legal Draftsman, No. 39-1/4, Vanderwert Place, Dehiwala, Sri Lanka

Tel: (94) 7 1601 5944

Email: selvakunapalan [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] in or selvakkunapalan [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: A Legal Analysis of the Freedom of Fishing on the High Seas and Restrictions thereof

Drafting Project: An Act to Give Effect to the Provisions of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974, as amended, and to Amend the Merchant Shipping Act No. 52 of 1971


SIVAHUMARAN, Naganathan, (Class of 1998), Deputy Legal Draftsman, Ministry of Justice, Justice Ministry Complex, Colombo–12, Sri Lanka

Tel: (94) 1 436 300; Fax: (94) 1 325 185

Email: sthiru [at] sltnet [dot] lk

Dissertation: A Critical Analysis of the Land-based Pollution in the South Asian Seas Region – Sri Lankan Perspective
Drafting Project: The Piracy Bill



WIJEMANNE, Priyani Manel, (Class of 1991), Assistant Manager, Legal & Insurance, Ceylong Shipping Corporation, No 23, Kellway Street, Evatt, ACT 2617, Australia

Tel: (61) 2 6134 6313; Mob: (61) 401 027 262

Email: priyanimw [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: The International Regime for Liability and Compensation in Cases of Ship Source Oil Pollution Damage

Drafting Project: A Bill for Up-Dating the Existing Law on the Registration of Ships, by Incorporating the 1986 United Nations Convention on Conditions for Registration of Ships


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