Mrs. Rose Wijeyesekere
Head of the Department of Private and Comparative Law
The Department of Private and Comparative Law is (1) provide its students with a diverse, intellectually rigorous learning environment in which to acquire knowledge of the law in its broadest sense so that they may acquire the skills to become excellent lawyers and professionals ; (2) to promote knowledge understanding and the value of comparative law ; (3) to create an academic staff, committed to excellence, honesty, openness, diversity and collegiality and (4) to support and advance through our teaching, scholarship, an institutional commitment to justice.
The Department of Private and Comparative Law seeks to be distinctive with a strong international and regional comparative focus in private law and aspires to provide an environment that advances scholarly discussion and debate. The department will encourage its staff to high standards of teaching and research. It will support programs, initiatives and innovations that will serve to further enhance the department’s performance as teachers.