Julius & Creasy

Corporate/Commercial Department

Sri Lanka
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What the team is known for

Renowned team advising an array of large domestic and international companies on M&A and investment matters. Additionally noted for its depth of knowledge of regulatory, tax and immigration issues. Routinely advises on foreign legal frameworks and stock exchange listings. Trusted by businesses in a wide range of industries, including those in the finance, insurance, energy and real estate sectors.

Strengths

One client remarks: "Their team is comprised of very skilled and experienced lawyers that will give you solid, honest advice."

Work highlights

Assisted Hemas Holdings with the LKR5.7 billion acquisition of 75.1% shares of Atlas Axillia.

Advised the Cyprea Group on a range of transaction documentation concerning its investment with Minor Hotels Group in a Maldives tourism company.

Notable practitioners

Amila Fernando acts on corporate restructurings and foreign direct investments. Her work also includes assisting domestic clients with share purchase agreements and M&A transactions.

Anandhiy Gunawardhana is a highly experienced corporate lawyer who market sources say "is able to see the entire picture from the top" and give "considered and solid opinions as well as brilliant written work." She regularly advises on M&A transactions, as well as insurance and capital market-related matters.