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Nithya Partners

Corporate/Commercial

3 ranked lawyersBand 1Sri LankaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly experienced team that is active across M&A, insurance and corporate advisory matters, including advising in relation to shareholders' agreements. Client base includes large corporations, investment funds, regulatory bodies and financial institutions. Additional expertise advising on tax and restructuring issues for family-run companies. Regularly advises on securities matters. Recently active in automotive, shipping and retail industries.

Notable practitioners

Interviewees are full of praise for Arittha Wikramanayake, characterising him as "genuine, unbiased, and he makes sure the terms are equitable for both parties."A popular choice of counsel for financial entities, his practice includes acquisition finance, restructuring and investment finance.

Described by a client as "a brilliant mind," Naomal Goonewardena is highly regarded for "his wealth of knowledge in corporate, banking, finance and tax law. He's very customer-centric and easy to work with." His practice includes matters pertaining to cross-border and domestic transactions.

Nirusha Ratnatunga is regularly called upon for her strengths in structured finance and acquisition finance. Clients describe her as "very reachable, very open to helping us on transactions but will advise on conceptual issues outside of a transaction."

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Sri Lanka

Corporate/Commercial


Arittha Wikramanayake
Band 1
Naomal Goonewardena
Band 1
Nirusha Ratnatunga
Band 3