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Nithya Partners

Corporate/Commercial

2 ranked lawyersBand 1Sri LankaGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Nithya Partners' highly experienced team in Colombo is active across M&A, joint ventures and corporate advisory matters, including advising in relation to shareholders' agreements. Client base includes large corporations, investment funds and financial institutions. Additional expertise advising on tax and restructuring issues for family-run companies. Regularly advises on securities matters. Nithya Partners handles work across numerous sectors, including technology, finance, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals. Key clients include Orel and Union Bank of Colombo.

Notable practitioners

Naomal Goonewardena is highly respected for his breadth of knowledge, with clients describing him as "very good for company law and banking." His practice includes matters pertaining to cross-border and domestic transactions in Sri Lanka, as well as corporate restructuring.

Nirusha Ratnatunga advises clients on acquisitions across various sectors, such as healthcare and manufacturing. A client reports that "her domain knowledge is very strong and her negotiation capabilities are top-notch."

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Sri Lanka

Corporate/Commercial


Naomal Goonewardena
Band 1
Nirusha Ratnatunga
Band 3