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    • Chandaka Jayasundere PC
    • Harsha Cabral PC
    • K Kanag-Isvaran PC
    • Nihal Fernando PC
    • Romesh de Silva PC

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President’s Counsel (PC) is a professional qualification denoting an eminent lawyer who is appointed by the President of Sri Lanka. It is equivalent to the appointment of Queen’s Counsel (QC) in the United Kingdom and it entails a number of privileges such as sitting within the Bar of Court. The well-known and highly regarded Romesh de Silva PC is the standout commercial litigator in Sri Lanka, and has regularly appeared in the Supreme Court for clients including the Central Bank Governor. Another razor sharp arbitrator is Chandaka Jayasundere PC, who shares this attribute with corporate and company law expert K Kanag-Isvaran PC. Also prominent in finance and commerce is Nihal Fernando PC, while in field of Intellectual Property Harsha Cabral PC comes particularly well recommended.

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