Mr Shammil J. Perera, a President’s Counsel, holds a LL.B. Degree from the University of Colombo and is in active practice of law for a continuous period of 36 years. He is engaged in extensive practice in the legal spheres of Company Law, Labour disputes, Industrial Law, Property Law, Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Law, Finance Law, Administrative Law, Insurance Law, Commercial Agreements, Law of Banking and Public Law, with special emphasis on Commercial Arbitration and money recovery litigation.
He is presently a Member of the Bar Council of Sri Lanka and the Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka. He is also the Chairman of a Disciplinary Committee appointed by the Chief Justice for the purpose of holding Inquiries into the conduct of Attorneys at Law.
He is a Legal Advisor to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference as well as a member of the Finance Committee of the Archdiocese of Colombo headed by His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith. He is also the personal Legal Advisor to His Eminence.
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