Jayanta Mootatamby Swaminathan

Julius & Creasy - Sri Lanka

Senior Partner


+94 11 244 0598

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

Sri Lanka


Sri Lanka

Practice areas:

Capital markets
Project development

Industry sectors:

Government and public policy
Real estate

Dr. J. M. Swaminathan has been actively involved in litigation pertaining to all areas of commercial law and has acted for major multinationals including the top Fortune 500 Companies and leading Sri Lankan Companies in all aspects of Sri Lankan law.

He has advised several foreign agencies such as the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, Commonwealth Development Corporation, and ADB in relation to public and private sector projects in Sri Lanka.

• Advised Commonwealth Development Corporation, Export Credit Guarantee Department, Export Finance Insurance Corporation and A/s Eksportfinans, Hayleys Limited, Aitken Spence & Co. Limited and James Finlay & Co. (Colombo) Limited with regard to Power Projects. 


Member of the legal team for:

• Integrated Water Supply Project, Ampara District (Australian & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd); 

• Water Supply -Project, Medadumbara Hatton Dickoya & Badulla (Standard Chartered Bank); 

• AES Kelanitissa Power Project;

• The privatisations of Shell, Caltex, United Motors and the National Development Bank;

• Asia Power Project.

• Banking

• Capital markets: Equity

• M&A


• Real estate finance

• Banking

• Energy

• Government and public policy

• Real estate

• Shipping

Sri Lanka, December 1964

Member Bar Association of Sri Lanka

Former Council Member Bar Association of Sri Lanka

Member International Bar Association

Member Inter-Pacific Bar Association

Overseas Member Instituted of Trademarks Agents London

Member International Trademarks Association

Member Asian Patent Attorneys

LL.D (Honoris Causa) University of Colombo 

LL.B (Ceylon) 1965

LL.M (Colombo) 1985

M.Phil (University of Colombo) 1990