The Department of Commercial Law is one of the new and dynamic departments to be created in the University of Colombo. Having begun operations in December 2009 in the Faculty of Law, the Department of Commercial Law has expanded its scope to include many curricular and extra-curricular activities.

Currently, we offer five subjects at undergraduate level and six subjects at postgraduate level.  Though the subjects handled by the Department are relatively few in number, they incorporate a vast body of law relating to the commercial field. In today’s world, there is great demand for specialized legal academics in each of these fields such as banking, arbitration, insurance, competition policy, and so on.

Therefore, the Department hopes to expand its curriculum in the near future and offer each of these topics as a separate subject. The Department boasts of a highly qualified faculty whose expertise is very much in line with the demands of today’s academic world and the needs of society.