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Department of Law

University of Peradeniya

Academic Staff

Permanent Staff

Dr. S.S.K.B.M. Dorabavila
Head of the Department

BA (Peradeniya), MSc (Peradeniya), MA (Clark University, Massachusetts), PhD (Clark University, Massachusetts)

Prof. N.D. Udagama

LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M. (Colombo); LL.M., Doctor of Juridical Science (Cal, Berkeley) Former Head, Department of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

Ms. K. N. Liyanapathirana

LL.B. (Hons.) (Colombo), Attorneys-at-Law Final Examination (Hons.), Attorney-at-Law Former Lecturer and Examiner, Legal Studies Department, The Open University of Sri Lanka

Ms. K.K. Madugalle

LL.B. (Hons.) (Colombo); ); LL.M. (University of London); Attorneys-at-Law Final Examination (Hons.), Attorney-at-Law

Dr. Kalana Senaratne
Senior Lecturer (Gr.II)

LL.B. (University of London); LL.M. (University College London);PhD (University of Hong Kong)

Ms. Chetana Rukshani Karunatilaka
Lecturer (Probationary)

LL.B. (Hons.) (Colombo); LL.M. (La Trobe University, Australia); Attorney-at-Law

Current and former Temporary Staff

Ms. Ruvini Katugaha

LL.B. (Hons.) (Peradeniya)

Ms. Thivanka Ratnayake

LL.B. (Hons.) (Peradeniya)

Ms. U.A.K. Karunawardhana

LL.B. (Hons.) (Colombo); Attorneys-at-Law Final Examination (Hons.), Attorney-at-Law

Ms. M.I. Lecamwasam

LL.B. (Colombo); Attorneys-at-Law Final Examination (Hons.); LL.M. with Distinction (Human Rights) (University of Hong Kong), Attorney-at-Law

Ms. W.M.S.M. Wijekoon

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), University of Peradeniya [Second Class (Upper)]
E-mail: supuniwijekoon@yahoo.com

Mr. Shiran Harsha Widanapathirana

LL.B.(Hons) University of Peradeniya, Attorney-at-Law, Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting (Chartered Institute of Management Accounting)
E-mail: shirankandy@gmail.com

Current and former Visiting Staff

Dr. R. B. Ranaraja

LL.B. (University of Ceylon, Peradeniya); Doctoratd’Universite (Sorbonne)
Attorney-at-Law; Former Justice of the Court of Appeal, Sri Lanka; Former Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration, Sri Lanka; Currently Financial Ombudsman, Sri Lanka

Dr. Rohan Perera

LL.B. (University of Ceylon, Colombo); Ph.D (Colombo)
Attorney-at-Law; President’s Counsel
Former Legal Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sri Lanka; Former Member, International Law Commission;
Former Chair, UN ad hoc Committee on Measures to Eliminate International Terrorism

Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne, P.C.

Attorneys-at-Law Final Examination (Hons.); MDP (SJP); Ph.D. (Peradeniya);
Attorney-at-Law; President’s Counsel

Dr. Induwara Gooneratne

BDS (Peradeniya); MSc (Peradeniya); Mphil (Peradeniya); LL.M. (Washington College of Law);
Attorney-at-Law; Head/Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Peradeniya

Mr. Sunil D.B. Abeyaratne

LL.M. (London); MBA (IGNOU, India); Diploma in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology (Colombo);
Attorney-at-Law; Member, Council of Legal Education, Sri Lanka

Mr. H.A.D.N. Hewawasam

LL.B. (OUSL); LL.M. (Colombo); LL.M. (Human Rights and Democratization) (Sydney)
Attorney-at-Law; State Counsel, Attorney-General’s Department, Sri Lanka

Mr. Thashira Gunatilake

LL.B. (Colombo); LL.M. (University of Auckland); Attorney-at-Law

Ms. Kamaya Jayatissa

LL.B. (University René Descartes, France); LL.M. (Sorbonne University, France)

Mr. H.I. De Silva

LL.B. (Hons.) (Peradeniya)

Ms. Naduni Waidyathilake

LL.B. (Hons.) (University of Peradeniya)

Ms. J. Arulanantham

LL.B. (Hons.) (Colombo); Attorney-at-Law

Mr. Gehan Gunatilleke

LL.B. (Hons.) (Colombo); LL.M. (Harvard); Attorneys-at-Law Final Examination (Hons.)
Attorney-at-Law; Independent Legal Researcher

Ms. Samindika Elkaduwe

LL.B. (Hons.) (Colombo);
Attorney-at-Law; Lecturer (Probationary), Faculty of Law, General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University

Mr. Romesh Karaliyaddde

Attorney-at-Law, Kandy Bar

Mr. G.I.M. Liyanage

LL.B. (Hons.) (Colombo); Attorneys-at-Law Final Examination (Hons.)
Lecturer in Law and Examiner, APIIT Law School, Staffordshire University, UK (regional branch)

Ms. M. Maddumabandara

LL.B. (Hons.) (Colombo); Attorneys-at-Law Final Examination (Hons.);

Mr. Roshan De Rafayal

LL.B. (OUSL); Attorney-at-Law, Kandy Bar
Visiting Lecturer in Law, OUSL, Polgolla Centre

Mr. Samantha Ratwatte

Attorney-at-Law, Kandy Bar

Prof. Mimi Samuel
Fulbright Senior Specialist

B.A. (Georgetown University); Doctor of Jurisprudence (Georgetown University)
Professor of Clinical Legal Education, Seattel University, USA

Ms. Lakmini Seneviratne

LL.B. (Hons.) (Colombo) ; LL.M. (Harvard); Attorney-at-Law
Legal Adviser, International Committee of the Red Cross, Sri Lanka

Ms. D. Uyangoda

LL.B. (Hons.) (Bangalore, India); LL.M. (London)

Mr. T. Weragoda

LL.B. (Colombo); LL.M. (Singapore); Attorney-at-Law

Non-Academic Staff

E. R. G. W. R. Rajapakshe
Computer applications Assistant

Contact information: 0812392088

W. G. S. A. Anandi