FJ&G de Saram

Sri Lanka

216 de Saram Place
Colombo 10
Sri Lanka


Key contacts:

Precedent Partner: Ayomi Aluwihare
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Partner: Manjula Ellepola
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Partner: Shehara Varia
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 44
Number of partners : 8
Network memberships: IBA, INTA
Languages: English and Sinhala

FJ&G de Saram is the oldest, spanning for over 182 years and one of the largest law firms in Sri Lanka. It is a full-service firm practising in all areas of corporate and commercial law.

The Firm is consistently ranked by legal directories as a top tier firm in the main areas of corporate/commercial law including mergers & acquisitions, banking and finance, project financing and dispute resolution. The key practice areas of the Firm also include Real Estate and Intellectual Property. Each key practise is headed by a senior lawyer with over 25 years at the bar.

The firm believes in delivering value with excellence.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Competition
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Covered bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance