DL & F De Saram

Corporate/Commercial Department

Sri Lanka
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What the team is known for

Routinely represents a wide variety of multinational businesses and law firms on inbound investment issues. Provides assistance with restructuring, employment and trade laws in addition to M&A transactions. Notable track record in working on commercial matters concerning the construction and shipping sectors. Offers expertise in multi-jurisdictional matters, most notably in China, South Korea and India.

Strengths

Clients say: "The team are responsive, hungry to work and build a relationship, and well connected on the ground in Sri Lanka."

Work highlights

Advised Chartered Institute of Management Accountants on the restructuring of its Sri Lankan operations.

Assisted MBSL Insurance with the private placement of shares with a minority shareholder.

Notable practitioners

Savantha De Saram is noted for his experience advising on complex corporate restructurings and M&A transactions. He also frequently acts on securities matters, and commercial transactions with cross-border elements.