Ms. G.I.D.I.Udani

Ms. G.I.D.I.Udani

Probationary Lecturer

Department of Private and Comparative Law Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, Colombo 03. email: udani@law.cmb.ac.lk, udanigammanpila@yahoo.com

  • LL.B. (Hons.) (University of Colombo)
  • Attorney-at Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka
  • Notary Public  (Sinhala and English Languages)
  • Commissioner for Oaths
  • Company Secretary
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in International Relations (2012/2014), Bandaranayke Centre for International Studies (BCIS), Colombo, Sri Lanka (Merit Pass)

 

 

Other Courses

  • Followed the Distance Learning Course on “Introduction to Philosophy”, conducted by the University of Edinburgh, the United Kingdom and the Coursera education Institute (2015)
    (2015)  Distinction pass in the Distance Learning Course on “English Common Law; Structure and Principles”, conducted by the University of London, the United Kingdom and the Coursera education Institute
  • Followed the Distance Learning – “General Course on Intellectual Property” (DL-101E15S1), conducted by the WIPO Academy, the World Intellectual Property Organization. (23/02/2015 to 07/04/2015) (55 Hours)
  • Followed the Distance Learning Course on “Primer on Intellectual Property” (DL-001E), conducted by the WIPO Academy. (on 9th of March 2015)
  • Followed the Distance Learning Course on “Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation: Basic Course” (14-IN-06-GE-TRC-A4) conducted by the Asian Productivity Organization. (From 10/02/2015 to 11/05/2015) (Grade of the Final examination = 80%)
  • (2015)Completed the short course in teaching in higher education institutions, ‘Making Teaching Effective’(MaTE 2015) organized by the Staff Development Centre of University of Colombo, Sri Lanka(2005)
  • Computer Diploma course in Ms Office with Distinction pass, conducted by the  Faculty of Computing & Engineering, LondonTec International, Sri Lanka(2005)
  • Mass Media Diploma (Special Course) with Merit pass, conducted by the College of Journalism of the Kariyakarawana Mass Media Training Institute, Sri Lanka, (July- December 2005)

♦   Interpretation of Statutes
♦   Law of Delict
♦   Legal System of Sri Lanka

  • Interpretation of Statutes, Law of Delict, Legal System of Sri Lanka, Environmental Law
  • Justice V. Siva- Supramaniam Memorial Prize (Gold Medal) for the student who comes first in order of merit at the final examination, Sri Lanka Law College (2010)
  • Sir Lalitha Rajapakse Memorial Prize for the student who comes for the first inorder of merit at the Final examination of Sri Lanka Law College. (2010 October)
  • First Scholarship for being first in order of merit at the Attorney-at-Law final examination, Sri Lanka Law College (2010 October)
  • The Subject Prize for “Civil Procedure & Pleadings”, at the Attorney-at-Law final examination, Sri Lanka Law College (2010 October)
  • The Subject Prize for “Criminal Procedure”, at the Attorney-at-Law final Examination, Sri Lanka Law College (2010 October)
  • Justice V. M. Fernando Memorial Prize (Gold Medal) for the best performance in the subject, Constitutional Law- I, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo.
  • The Second Place of the group presentations on “Environmental Law, Climate  Change and the Agriculture”, “Training for Trusteeship”, Residential workshop on   “Social Harmony and Integration”: The Role of Future leaders, organized by the Weeramantry International Centre for Peace, Education & Research, Sri Lanka National Commission for UNESCO and the Asia Foundation (04 Days) (From 19/11/2009 to 22/11/ 2009)
  • University Studentship Award of Academic Excellence, Bachelor of Laws Examination- Year I, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Working as an English- Sinhala Translator, Tutor, Resource Person and interviewer of the projects of Centre for the Study of Human Rights, University of Colombo
  • Life Member, Bar Association of Sri Lanka, Membership No. G 1083 (From 24/02/2012 to date) Associated Member, Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness
  • C/O Staff Development Centre, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka (From 2013 to date) Web Supporter of “Greenpeace International” Organization
  • Full paper on the title of “The Reception of Rylands v. Fletcher Rule in Ceylon:  A Review on the Judicial Activism in Introducing Principles of English Law, in Colonial Era” (This paper is scheduled to be published in (Vol. 04, No 02, May 2015 Issue) of the “Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities”, published by the Leena and Luna International in Oyama, Japan.(2015) ISSN: 2186- 8492 (Online)    ISSN:  2186-8484 (Print)
  • “Sharpening the Theoretical Principles for responding to Environmental Conflicts; Possible Legal Recommendations for promoting the Judicial Activism in the issues relating to sustainable development in Sri Lanka, 20th International Forestry and Environment symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (16th and 17th of October 2015)
  • “The Reception of the Rylands v. Fletcher Rule in Sri Lanka: A Study on the Judicial Activism in Introducing English Law into Sri Lanka”, the abstract has been published in the proceedings of International Conference on “Postcolonial Societies in Transition”, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka , ISBN978-955-1507-38-1, p.157 (2nd & 3rd of March 2015)
  • The Role of the Judiciary in Implementing the Principles of Sustainable Development; A Legal Perspective”, the abstract has been published in the Proceedings in International Conference on “Postcolonial Societies in Transition” Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. ISBN 978-955-1507-38-1, p. 166 (2nd & 3rd of March 2015) (Not Presented at the conference, because of the technical difficulties)
  • “The Topical and Controversial Aspects of the Law of Cyber Defamation in Sri Lanka; A Way Forward”, the abstract has been published in the proceedings of The Annual Research Symposium- 2014, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, ISSN:  2386-1916, P. 96 (20th & 21st of November 2014)
  • “Environmental Justice for the Future; A Legal Perspective of the Principle of Intergenerational Equity”, the abstract has been published in the proceedings of Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka (Volume 18) ISBN: 978-955-589-180-6, Page 39 (4th & 5th of July 2014)
  • “Gender Inequality in Personal Laws of Sri Lanka: A Critical Study on Intestate  Succession Rights of Women in the Plural Legal System”, The abstract has been Published in the university symposium proceedings of the Annual Research Symposium of University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, ISBN: 978-955-0460-48-9, Page 89, (3rd & 4th of October 2013)
  • A thesis on the title of “Sustainable Development Law and Natural Environment; Principles, Practices, Challenges and the Role of Judiciary in the South Asian Context” was submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma in IR on 12/07/2014

(2013-14) Worked as the proofreader of the manuscript of the book “Compilation of Selected Aspects of the Special Laws of Sri Lanka” for editors of the book, Prof. Lakshman Marasinghe and Prof. S. Scharenguivel, Sri Lanka

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