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Asia-Pacific Sri Lanka Corporate/Commercial

Some chapters feature a Corporate/Commercial section. It covers the broad range of commercial legal work, without subdivision into specialist areas; however, matters relating to a specialist practice area that features elsewhere in the chapter should not be duplicated here.

All departments profiles

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Band 1
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    FJ & G de Saram
    Corporate/Commercial
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    FJ & G de Saram is a highly reputed law firm with a prestigious clientele comprising both international and domestic corporates. Covers the full spectrum of transactions, from establishing operations in Sri Lanka to M&A, real estate, projects-related deals and labour issues. Private equity and inbound investment are also areas of expertise. Regularly instructed on regulatory matters by domestic and multinational companies. Handles investments into a wide variety of sectors, from financial services and infrastructure to telecoms and manufacturing.
  2. Nithya Partners
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    Nithya Partners
    Corporate/Commercial
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    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.
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Band 2
  1. DL & F De Saram
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    DL & F De Saram
    Corporate/Commercial
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 2 | 15 Years Ranked
    DL & F De Saram routinely represents a wide variety of multinational businesses and law firms on Sri Lankan inbound investment issues, including acting as co-counsel alongside international law firms. Provides assistance with corporate restructuring in addition to joint ventures and M&A transactions. Notable track record in working on commercial matters concerning the energy, infrastructure, construction and manufacturing sectors, including project development work. Offers expertise in cross-border matters across a wide range of jurisdictions. DL & F De Saram's key clients include Akbar Brothers and China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering.
  2. Julius & Creasy
    Corporate/Commercial
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
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    Varners
    Corporate/Commercial
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 3 | 8 Years Ranked
    Varners is a long-established law firm in Colombo, with solid expertise across a range of corporate and commercial issues in Sri Lanka. Often advises on regulatory matters related to natural resources and infrastructure developments, as well as construction contracts. Also assists clients with real estate transactions, technology contracts and corporate restructuring.
  2. Sudath Perera Associates
    Corporate/Commercial
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 3