AMARATUNGA, Nimal Gamini (Class of 1990), Sri Lanka (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), Lawyer, No 7, Jaya Mawatha, Off Ebert Lane, Kaldemulla, Moratuwa 10400, Sri Lanka

Tel: (94) 7283 7488 0 or (94) 2698 341; Mob: (94) 7777 6132 4

Emailirani [dot] ganga [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: A Comparative Analysis of the Measures to Combat Acts of Piracy and Terrorism in the Indian Ocean Region

Drafting Project: The Incorporation of the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue, as Amended into the Laws of Sri Lanka


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

Tel: (94) 1129 613 or (94) 1129 614

Dissertation: Shipowner’s Liabilities and Duties Relating to Seafarers

Drafting Project: Seafarers Disciplinary Offences Act


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

Tel: (94) 1124 5829 1; Fax: (94) 1124 3642 1; Mob: (94) 7737 9976 7

Emailvikumab [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


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

Tel: (94) 1125 5549 9 or (94) 1125 7819 2; 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 with suitable amendments)


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

Tel: (679) 8688 666 or (679) 3211 227 or (94) 77 379 9516; Mob: (356) 7901 7601

Emailmriyaz_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 No. , 2006


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

Emailnayomikahawita [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  Bill


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

Tel: (94) 0113 8183 36 Mob: (94) 0777 7764 85

Emailasanka1k [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

Emailchathurikaketipe [at] gmail [dot] com or 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

Emailnuwanp [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: A Bill for the Implementation of the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 into the Laws of Sri Lanka


RANASINGHE Jr., Parinda K. A. (Class of 2013), ASG, President's Counsel (P.C.), Attorney General's Department, Colombo-12, Sri Lanka

Tel: (94) 1124 2489 2 or (94) 1128 6720 6; Fax: (94) 1124 3642 1; Mob: (94) 7733 0594 1

Emailpari [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

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

Emailanushagibbs [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) 7160 1594 4

Emailselvakunapalan [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 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) 1436 300; Fax: (94) 1325 185

Emailsthiru [at] sltnet [dot] lk

Dissertation: A Critical  Review of the Land-based Pollution in the South Asian Seas Region – A Sri Lankan Perspective

Drafting Project: The Piracy Bill


WICKRAMASINGHE, Nasnaranpattiyage Don Chamira Jude Manilka (Class of 2019), Lieutenant Commander,Senior Staff Officer, Legal Services I, Sri Lanka Navy Head Quarters, Colombo 1, Sri Lanka

Tel: (94) 0112 2153 01; Mob: (94) 0777 6700 12 or (356) 9955 6651

Email: chamirawicks [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: A Legal Analysis of the Issue of Illegal Migrants by Sea and the Enhanced Role and Responsibility of the Sri Lankan Navy

Drafting Project: An Act against the Smuggling of Migrants by Sea, Land and Air 2019


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

Tel: (61) 2613 4631 3; Mob: (61) 4010 272 62

Emailpriyanimw [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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