Ms. M.P.S.Kaushani Pathirana

Ms. M.P.S.Kaushani Pathirana

Probationary Lecturer

Department of Private and Comparative Law Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, Colombo 03.

  • LL.B. (Hons.)(University of Colombo)
  • LL.M. (University of Colombo)
  • Attorney-at Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka
  • Certificate Course in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE) with SEDA Accreditation (Staff and Educational Development Association for Higher Education in the United Kingdom)

♦   Law of Equity and Trust
♦   Land Law
♦   Legal System of Sri Lanka
♦   Private International Law
♦   Labour Law

♦    Law of Equity and Trust
♦    Private International Law
♦    Land Law
♦    Labour Law
♦    Women’s  Rights and Children’s Rights

  • A. B. Cooray Memorial Prize for the best performance at the Year II   Examination in Laws held in 2007
  • Chief Justice H.N.G. Fernando Memorial Prize for the best performance in Constitutional Law II at the Year II Examination in Laws held in 2007
  • The Sir Ponnambalam Arunachalam Prize for the best performance at the Final Degree Examination in Laws held in 2009
  • K. Shinya Prize in Laws for the best performance at the Final Degree Examination in Laws held in 2009
  • A Critique on the Legal Aspects relating to Discrimination in Employment in Sri Lanka in the light of Relevant International Conventions’, The Extended Essay which was submitted as a part to fulfill the Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) 2011/2012 of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo.

♦    Student Counsellor of the University of Colombo since December 2015
♦    Exam Coordinator (Temporary) of Department of Private and Comparative Law in Sept – Nov 2015

  • Member of the Faculty Board for representing the Probationary Lecturers of  Faculty of Law, University of Colombo since 2015
  • Member of the Art Council of University of Colombo since 2015 (Law Faculty Representative)
  • Domain Coordinator for Distance Education in the Quality Assurance Review Committee for Faculty of Law in 2015 (For Institutional Review 2015-2016 /University of Colombo)
  • Editor of the Annual E-NEWSLETTER of the Department of Private and Comparative Law, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo 2016
  • Member of the Web Committee of Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, 2015- 2016
  • Member of the Building Committee of Faculty of Law, University of Colombo since 2015
  • Member of the Curriculum Review Committee of Faculty of Law, University of Colombo
  • Member of the Committee for Evaluating Teaching, Learning, Assessment and Research (CETLAR) 2015 of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo
  • Member of the Association of Law Teachers of University of Colombo (ALTUC) since 2013
  • Resource person of Centre for Study of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo since 2015
  • Resource person for writing Course Material of Legal Systems of LL.B (External Degree Programme) 2015
  • Resource person for designing the Assessment Methods of Bachelor of Laws (External) Degree Programme of Faculty of Law (HETC/CMB/EDP/TOR39) 2015
  • Rethinking the Trusts Ordinance of Sri Lanka: a comparative study, the abstract is presented and published in the conference proceedings of Annual Research Symposium of University of Colombo 2015 December.
  • The Application of the Concept of ‘Remedial Constructive Trust” in relation to Property Rights of Non-Owning Cohabitee, the abstract is presented and published in the conference proceedings of Annual Research Symposium of University of Colombo 2014 December.
  • Discrimination in Employment in the Private Sector of Sri Lanka: a Critique in the light of International Conventions, the full paper is presented in the conference and published in the online conference proceedings of Kuala Lumpur International Business, Economics and Law Conference in 2014 (November 29-30) and also the full paper is published in the International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, vol.04 in 2014 as a part of the above conference.
  • Role of Business Trusts to Enhance Business Development: Potential Challenges in the Sri Lankan Law, The full paper is published in the Online Conference proceedings of Kuala Lumpur International Business, Economics and Law Conference in 2013 and also the full paper is published in the International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, Vol.02, Issue 03 (June) ISSN 2289- 1552 in 2013 as a part of the above mentioned conference.
  • The Retirement Benefit Scheme for the Private Sector of Employment of Sri Lanka: A Critical Analysis, the abstract is presented and published in the First International Conference of University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka – 2012
  • A Proposal for a Dowry Prohibition Law in Sri Lanka: An Assessment in the light of Indian Dowry Prohibition Act No. 28 of 1961, the extended abstract is presented and published in the Proceedings of the Annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka – 2012
  • A Legislative Reform to Protect the Rights of Domestic Workers in Sri Lanka: A Critical Analysis with Relevant ILO Conventions, the abstract is published in the Proceedings of the Jaffna University International Conference (JUICE), University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka – 2012
  • Business Trusts and Business Development, the extended abstract is presented and published in the Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on the Social Sciences and the Humanities (ICSSH), Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka – 2011
  • Modern Use of Trusts in Commercial Transactions: Possible Reforms in the Sri Lankan Trusts Law, the extended abstract is presented and published in the Proceedings of the Annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka – 2011
  • Advance Training Programme on Human Rights, 09th and 16th January 2016  for people from the University Students, NGO workers, community leaders, Officers of the Armed Forces and Police, Government Officers, at the WODEPT Training Centre, Palavi, conducted by Centre for Study of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo
  • Advance Training Programme on Women’s Rights and Children’s Rights for people from Seruwila, Trincomalee in October 2015, conducted by Centre for Study of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo
  • Advance Training Programme on the Law and Citizen – September, 2015  for people from the University Students, NGO workers, community leaders, Officers of the Armed Forces and Police, Government Officers, conducted by Centre for Study of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

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