Law

Jul
27

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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Jul
17

Professor 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 […]

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Jul
02

Book Launch “Bio-piracy’s Forgotten Victims: Lessons from Sri Lanka”

Professor 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 […]

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Jun
15

Academic writing skills workshop – CSHR

An academic writing skills workshop was organised by the Centre for the Study of Human Rights for students of the Master of Human Rights Programme and staff of the CSHR & Faculty of Law, on 14 & 15 June 2019. Academic writing entails more than just good writing skills. It is a combination of reading […]

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Ms Achalie Kumarage receives Colin B. Picker Prize by the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law

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 Comparaive Law. The prize was awarded to her paper themed ‘Oversimplifying Legal Realities: Gender Indicators and Aspiring Law Reforms […]

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Mar
19

Consumer Rights Day 2019

The Department of Commercial Law observed the World Consumer 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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Jan
18

Thai Pongal Festival Celebration 2019

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

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Dec
05

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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