Rajeev Amarasuriya is a LL.B (Hons.) Graduate of the University of Colombo. Having topped the Batch at the Attorneys-at-Law Final Examination in 2003, he was awarded the Justice V. Siva Supramaniam Gold Medal as well as the Sir Lalitha Rajapakse Memorial Prize and the Sethukavalar Memorial Prize in Commercial Law. Thereafter, having apprenticed in the Chambers of K. Kanag-Iswaran, President’s Counsel and Sanjeeva Jayawardena, President’s Counsel, he joined the Law Chambers of Sanjeeva Jayawardena, President’s Counsel and today he has his own Law Chambers.
He is a Member of CIMA (UK) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He is also an Alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Executive Education.
Since February 2015, he is also a Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka.
In March 2014, in recognition of his exceptional achievements and legal career, he was awarded the prestigious CIMA Star Gold Award for 2013 by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK). This Award is presented annually to the Most Outstanding CIMA Member below the age of 40 years.
Mr. Amarasuriya was the Chairman of the 2015 National Law Conference of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka. He was also the Convenor of the LAWASIA – Sri Lanka 2016 Golden Jubilee Conference held in August 2016.
He has been a Visiting Lecturer and Examiner in Tax Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Colombo. He has also been an Examiner of the Incorporated Council of Legal Education – Sri Lanka Law College.
He is also presently the President of the Alumni Association of the University of Colombo.
Mr. Amarasuriya specializes in the area of Public Law and Corporate Consultancy.
He is a life member of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka, the Colombo Law Society and the Organisation of Professional Associations of Sri Lanka.
Tel : + 94 11 2592450 / +94 11 2583444 Ext: 15
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