Julius & Creasy

Sri Lanka


Practice area

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

One of Sri Lanka’s preeminent law firms, Julius & Creasy performs consistently well across financial and corporate and project development.

In the banking space the firm has significant experience in advising foreign lenders on providing syndicated loans to the Government of Sri Lanka and to local companies. The firm also advises international banks, investment banks and fund managers on derivatives related transactions. Additionally, the firm specializes in aircraft leasing and acts as local counsel to foreign lessors and financiers.

In capital markets work the firm takes on matters related to a wide range of financial products and transactions. These include options, futures, derivatives, bond issues, IPOs and listings, rights issues, private placements and debentures.

In corporate and M&A work the firm has a special focus on advising global telecommunications and social media companies on local regulatory compliance.

Recent Deal Data highlights

•                      Commercial Bank of Ceylon RS10 billion dual tranche (12% and 12.5%) bond issue

•                      Government of Sri Lanka £39.5 million loan facility

•                      Hutch Lanka Rs11 billion acquisition of Etisalat Lanka


Client feedback

“Excellent knowledge, excellent local contacts and airline contacts. Very responsive and reliable.” - Banking

“Well reputed law firm assisted by/consisting of highly qualified and experienced lawyers.” - Capital markets

“Satisfactory service provided. Decisions were easily made following sound legal and commercial advice.” – Restructuring and insolvency