Ms. D.S.E.U.S. Liyanage

Ms. D.S.E.U.S. Liyanage

Senior Lecturer

Department of Private & Comparative Law Faculty of Law,University of Colombo, Colombo-03, Sri Lanka. Tel: +94(0)714285727(Mobile), +94(0)382238223(Residence), +94(0)112500942(Office) E-mail: udapadie@law.cmb.ac.lk, udapadie@gmail.com

  • LL.B. (Hons.), University of Colombo
  • M.Phil, University of Colombo
  • Attorney-at Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka
  • Commissioner of Oaths

♦    Law of Delict

♦    Environmental Law

♦    Medico-Legal Aspects

♦    Insurance and alternative methods of compensation

♦    Delict /Tort Reforms

♦    Professional negligence and  Medical malpractice

♦    Delictual liability and Environmental protection

  •  A.J Cooray Memorial Prize, for the best aggregate student – Faculty of Law- University of Colombo –Year II (1990- held in1993)

♦    A visiting lecturer/examiner –Faculty of Graduates Studies, University of Colombo

♦    A visiting lecturer- Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

♦    A visiting lecturer/examiner-Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

♦    A visiting lecturer/examiner- Dept. of legal Studies, Open University of Sri Lanka

♦    A Life member of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (since 1996)

♦    A member of the Panel of Environmental Law Session   -National Law Conference -2011

Journal articles

♦    Efficiency of the Delictual Action– Jura, Student Journal (Sinhala) – 2006

♦    Applicability of the defence of informed consent against medical negligence in   the scope of a patient’s autonomy: A Sri Lankan perspective – Sri Lanka Journal of International Law –Faculty of Law – University of Colombo – Volume (20) II, 2008 (published in 2009)

♦    The Effectiveness of the Common Law Action in redressing Environmental Damage of War Affected Areas: Redevelopment in the Post War Scenario– Occasional Paper Series- Faculty of Law, University of Colombo 2012

♦    Delictual Liability against Local Authorities; A Sri Lankan Perspective- 60th Anniversary Publication (Special issue) – Colombo Law Review, Faculty of Law-University of Colombo – 2013

Conference papers

♦    Delictual Liability against Local Authorities; A Sri Lankan Perspective– 60th Anniversary Conference – Faculty of Law-University of Colombo -2008 (to be published)

♦    Balancing Competing Interests between Natural and Human Environment in the Sphere of Development; A Sri Lankan Perspective’ –First International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences- University of Sri Jayawardanapura –Sri Lanka , 8-9 Nov. 2012

♦    ‘Public safety and products liability in a developing society; a Sri Lankan Perspective’,  Fifth Annual Conference on Poverty, Sustainable Development and Social Policy (PSPC 2012) – 8th to 10th March 2012, Bangkok, Thailand

♦    Public safety and products liability in a developing society; a Sri Lankan Perspective

♦    ‘Strict Liability as a Tool for Environmental Protection – A Sri Lankan Perspective’, Fifth International Congress for Environmental  Research, University of Terengganu, Malaysia, 22-24 Nov. 2012

Abstracts

♦    The Applicability of Delictual Liability against Pure Economic Loss caused by    Negligent Acts: A Sri Lankan Approach – Abstract –  Research Symposium, Annual  Academic Sessions, University of Colombo, June, 2010

♦    Consumer Protection via Products Liability: Is Transformation needed? Abstract –  Research Symposium, Annual  Academic Sessions, University of Colombo, June, 2011

♦    The role of accident compensation Law in Sri Lanka and its way forward; an assessment, Abstract –  Research Symposium, Annual  Academic Sessions, University of Colombo, July, 2012

♦    The Impact of Delict /Tort Reforms on Health Care Sector in Sri Lanka: A Critical Appraisal.’, Abstract, 10th Asian Law Conference, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India, 22-23 May, 2013

♦    Extended employer’s liability for employee’s intended Acts: An assessment; Abstract, abstract, Annual  Academic Sessions, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, September, 2013

Unpublished theses

♦   The Applicability of the Concept of Strict Liability in respect of Environmental Damage: A Critical Appraisal

♦    (For the fulfillment of the M.Phil Degree in Law- University of Colombo) – In this research it was examined whether the concept of strict liability (non-fault based liability) can be used to redress environmental victims and repair environmental damage in case of accidents caused by dangerous activities in Sri Lankan context.

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