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Aug
30

Launch of the Colombo Law Review 2018

The 13th Volume of the Colombo Law Review was launched on the 27th July 2019. The journal which is one of the two key annual academic publications of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo was published by the Department of Private and Comparative Law. The Colombo Law Review, a peer-reviewed journal, compiles scholarly contributions […]

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Aug
13

Prof. Segarajasingham Receives ‘The Best Professor in Commercial Law Studies’ Award

Professor Shanthi Segarajasingham, Senior Lecturer, Department of Commercial Law, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo was awarded   The SRI LANKA EDUCATION LEADERSHIP AWARD 2019 for “The Best Professor in Commercial Law Studies”. The Certificate was endorsed by the World Federation of Academics and Educational Institutions. The Award ceremony was held on 17th July 2019 at Hotel Taj […]

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Aug
06

Award for the best paper

Ms. Achalie Kumarage, Lecturer at Department of Private and Comparative Law of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo was awarded the ‘Colin B. Picker Prize’ by the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law. The prize was awarded to her paper themed ‘Oversimplifying Legal Realities: Gender Indicators and Aspiring Law Reforms […]

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Jul
10

BOOK LAUNCH BY LAW FACULTY STAFF MEMBER

Prof. Naazima Kamardeen, attached to the Department of Commercial Law in the Faculty of Law, launched her books titled “Bio-piracy’s Forgotten Victims: Lessons from Sri Lanka” and the Sinhala translation of “Global Trade and Sri Lanka: Which Way Forward?” at the University of Colombo on the 2nd July 2019, amidst a large and distinguished gathering representing academia […]

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Jun
30

Workshop on Legal Issues surrounding the Colombo Port City Project: A Commercial Law Perspective

The Department of Commercial Law, Faculty of Law organized a workshop on contemporary concerns about the Port City Project titled “Legal Issues surrounding the Colombo Port City Project: A Commercial Law Perspective”. This workshop was held on 29th June 2019 at the Senate Hall of the University of Colombo. Professor Chandrika Wijeyaratne the Vice Chancellor, […]

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Jun
21

WORKSHOP ON TEACHING AND RESEARCHING INTERNATIONAL LAW IN ASIA – SRI LANKA

The workshop was conducted on the 7th and 8th of June 2019 at the Faculty of Law, and it was jointly organized by the Department of Public and International Law of the Faculty of Law, and the Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore. The core team of organizers consisted of Prof. Anthony Anghie, […]

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Jun
20

The Faculty of Law joined ASLI

The Faculty of Law joined Asian Law Institute (ASLI) as a member institution in 2019. The National University of Singapore (NUS), which led the initiative, continues to provide administrative and financial support for ASLI, including hosting its Secretariat at the NUS Law School. ASLI facilitates collaboration and encourages excellence in research and teaching in Asian […]

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Apr
06

Staff ‘Get-together’

Quality Assurance Cell of the Faculty of  Law organized a ‘Get-together’ for all academic and non-academic staff  of the Faculty in order to celebrate the accreditation of ‘A’ grade for the LL.B programme by the Quality Assurance Council of the UGC and to bid farewell to the outgoing Vice Chancellor Senior Professor Lukshman Dissanayake. The event took […]

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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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