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Mar
20

Consumer Rights Day 2019

The Department of Commercial Law observed the World Consume Rights Day on 19th March 2019. It was with a focus on ‘The Regulation of Food in Sri Lanka’. Retired Supreme Court Judge Justice Saleem Marsoof was the Guest of Honour. There were presentations by Mrs Shakila Weerasinghe, Asst Director Competition Compliance of Consumer Affairs Authority […]

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Mar
15

Legislative Drafting Process: Briefing Sessions

Briefing sessions on the “Legislative Drafting Process” were held at the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo on the 21st February 12th March and 14th March in the Sinhala, English and Tamil languages respectively. The sessions were organized by the Interpretation of Statutes and Documents course team of the Department of Private and Comparative Law, […]

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Mar
14

Balance for Better: Towards a Gender Balanced World – Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019

The Department of Private and Comparative Law, together with 2nd year undergraduates of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, organized ‘Balance for Better: Towards a Gender Balanced World’ on 13th (Wednesday) March 2019, at the College House Auditorium. The event marked the International Women’s Day falling on 8th March. While celebrating the progress the […]

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Feb
27

Company Law Oratorical Competition 2019

The Department of Commercial Law conducted the above competition on the 26th February 2019 among 4th year students offering the subject of Company Law. Dr. J. M. Swaminathan, Prof. H. M. Zafarulla, Mr. Nigel Hatch PC,  Mr. K. G. P. Sirikumara,  Mrs. Shiromi Balasooriya, Ms. J. A. S. Maduwanthi, Mr. M. I. M. Azvar, Ms. Janaha Selvarasa, Ms. Pavithra Ragavan officiated as judges. […]

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Jan
25

Guest Lecture on Law Relating to State Lands and Land Acquisition in Sri Lanka

The Land Law Course Team of the Department of Private and Comparative Law organized a gust lecture themed “Law relating to state lands and land acquisition in Sri Lanka” on 24th January 2019 at the Ceylon Hall, Faculty of Law. The guest lecture was conducted by the Mr. Udayasiri Rajapaksha, Attorney at Law and the Director- […]

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Jan
21

Faculty of Law celebrates festival of Thai Pongal

Thai Pongal Festival Celebration organised by the students of Faculty of Law, held on 18th January 2019, at the Faculty premises.

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Dec
11

Panel discussion on Marriage Law Reforms in Sri Lanka

The Family Law Course Team of the Department of Private and Comparative Law organized a panel discussion themed “Reforming the Law related to Marriage in Sri Lanka: Attempts and Prospects” on 5th December 2018 at the Faculty of Law. The panel consisted of Professor Sharya Scharenguivel, Mr. Thishya Weragoda (Attorney-at-Law), Ms. Safana Gul Begum (Attorney-at-Law), […]

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Dec
10

Henry Dunant Memorial Moot (Regional Rounds) 2018

The Regional rounds of the Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition were held from the 4th to 6th December 2018, at Tehran, Iran, with the participation of 10 teams from India, Nepal, Iran, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The Faculty of Law University of Colombo was represented by Ms. Shelani Palihawadana, Ms. Prashanthi Vignanantha, and Ms. Vishmi Abeywardena. The Team […]

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Nov
21

International Legal Research Conference (ILRC) 2018

ILRC 2018 - Image Gallery   The International Legal Research Conference (ILRC) 2018, organized by the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo was held on the 16th and 17th of November 2018 at Mirage Hotel, Colombo-06. The Conference that coincided the 70th Anniversary of the Faculty of Law, was themed ‘Rethinking Law: Loss Ignorance or [...]
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Nov
12

The 5th ‘Train-the-Trainer Workshop’ – UNESCO Blended Learning Project

The 5th  ‘Train-the-Trainer Workshop’ of the UNESCO Blended Learning Project was held on Friday 9th   November 2018 at the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo. Resource Person: Dr. Thushani Weerarasinghe, Co-ordinator, Blended Learning Project, UOC

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