Sri Lanka



asialaw Analysis

General business law
DL & F De Saram
Work highlights

Provided admiralty regulatory advice to Assuranceforeningen SKULD in relation to the Maritime Labour Convention.

Assisted Regional Development Bank in a merger with Lankaputhra Development Bank.

Advising Odakyu Group on a joint venture hotel development project with TAD Group.

Key clients

Bank of Baharain, HCL Technologies, Kuwait BSC, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Sugih Energy International

John Wilson Partners
Work highlights

Advised Orana on the Sri Lankan law pertaining to the planned market entry in the jurisdiction.

Acted for Kuehne and Nagel in regard to the legal regulatory and taxation framework governing payment of dividends.

Carried out legal due diligence for Lineage Logistics with respect to an acquisition worth approximately $1.7 billion.

Julius & Creasy
Work highlights

Acted as local counsel for Hutchison Telecommunications Lanka in relation to the merger with Etisalat Lanka.

Assisted Zilingo in the acquisition of nCinga Innovations and carried out a red-flag due diligence review of nCinga Sri Lanka.

Advised SriLankan Airlines on the issuance of new bonds and the repayment of the bonds issued in 2014.

Key clients

Balapitya Investments, Deloitte Consulting Overseas Projects, International Distillers, Publicis Groupe Holdings

Sudath Perera Associates
Work highlights

Acted as lead counsel to Bolton Labs in corporate restructuring, including an asset divestiture exercise and the preparation of the cross-judicial transaction documentation.

Assisted Nippon Paints Lanka in a corporate restructuring exercise.

Advising Copreus on in regulatory and compliance matters in Sri Lanka, the drafting and reviewing of commercial agreements and employment matters.

Key clients

Capital Trust Corporate Solutions, Kuehne+Nagel, MAGA Engineering, Rofa-Bekleidungswerk