25 attorneys to be appointed President’s Counsel

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Twenty-five attorneys-at-law are expected to be appointed as President’s Counsel during a ceremonial sitting of the Supreme Court on the 18th of January, 2019.

The swearing in will take place at 9.30 a.m. on that day at the Ceremonial Court of the Supreme Court.

Attorneys-at-Law who have practised as counsels in courts either in the official or unofficial bar are eligible to be appointed as PCs.

The following attorneys are to be sworn in as President’s Counsel:

  1. Ms. Chinathamanie Moonemalle Balalle
  2. Mr. Satendra Maithri Gunaratne
  3. Mr. Mohamed Sheriffdeen Mohamed Hussain
  4. Mr. Pilimathalawa Wijesundara Mudiyanselage Suriyashantha Bandara Iddawela
  5. Mr. Dulip Flavien Raphael Jayamaha
  6. Mr. Madurapperumage Chandrasiri Jayaratne
  7. Mr. Liyana Mudiyanselage Vijitha Nandana Jayawickrema
  8. Mr. Singhanathage Tharapathi Jayanaga
  9. Mr. Upali Sarath Kongahage
  10. Mr. Sunil Kithsirimevan Lankathilleka
  11. Mr. Arunachalam Muttu Krishnan
  12. Mr. Bamunuge Joseph Bernard Shanthi Perera
  13. Mr. Subramaniam Paramarajah
  14. Mr. Edmund Sirimevan Rajapakse
  15. Mr. Mohan Rudolph Abeyratna Ratwatte
  16. Mr. Shantha Chulabaya Rajapakse
  17. Mr. Akmeemana Palliya Guruge Sarathchandra
  18. Mr. Abdul Wahid Abdul Sathar
  19. Mr. Palli Mulla Kapugamage Nelson de Silva
  20. Mr. Velayuthapilli Thavarajah
  21. Mr. Sarath Devasena Wijesinghe
  22. Mr. Luckshan Mahinda Wijesundara
  23. Mr. Priyal Thusitha Wijayweera
  24. Ms. Saumya Amarasekera
  25. Mr. Geethaka Goonawardene