What the team is known for
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Nithya Partners’ forte is handling specialized dispute resolution matters relating to corporate, commercial, banking, financial, infrastructure and project-related disputes. The litigation work that the Firm handles is generally regarded as complex and not run-of-the-mill with the Firm being renowned for using litigation as a tool in achieving commercial solutions to disputes.
The Firm is also known for its dispute resolution in projects, energy, infrastructure, and telecommunication matters. Its portfolio of clients includes large telecoms, power generators, infrastructure projects, and consultancy firms. The Firm has also been acting in the area of Intellectual Property disputes and is gaining a reputation for resolving their disputes expeditiously.
The Department is headed by Chanaka De Silva, who's forte is in the fields of alternate dispute resolution and litigation. He appears in all levels of courts in Sri Lanka and has handled several high profile international and local arbitrations, representing both local and foreign corporations and multinationals. In 2015, Chanaka was awarded the Client Choice – Dispute Resolution Law Award in Sri Lanka by Legal’s Finest 200 Awards and was named as a winner of the Best in ADR- Sri Lanka by AI 2015 Legal Awards. He was endorsed as a Leading Lawyer by Asialaw Leading Lawyers Survey in the fields of Dispute Resolution, Banking and Project Finance.
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