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ExCo Member

Mr Rajeev Amarasuriya

LL.B (Hons.) (Colombo), FCMA (UK), FCMA, CGMA Attorney-at-Law (SRI LANKA)

Rajeev Amarasuriya is the Secretary of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka.

Amarasuriya is a regular Practitioner before the Appellate Courts specializing in all aspects of Appellate Law, as well as Constitutional and Public Law and has a varied practice in diverse fields and subjects, including civil, contractual, commercial, property, taxation, banking, labour and other disciplines of the law. 

He also provides Corporate and Legal Consultancy in a wide range of commercial areas as the Senior Legal Consultant of Amarasuriya Associates and also as the Legal Consultant for several State and Private Sector Institutions. 

 

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He holds a Bachelor of Laws LL.B (Hons.) Degree, from the University of Colombo, is an Attorney-at-Law, a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) (UK), a Fellow Member of the Chartered institute of Management Accountants Sri Lanka and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He is also an Alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School, Executive Education.


In 2013, Amarasuriya was awarded the prestigious CIMA Star Gold Award by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) as the most outstanding CIMA Member below the age of 40 years. Amarasuriya was also recently named as one of the LMD - CIMA Trailblazers for 2021.


He was a Commission Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka for close to five years and is presently a Board Member of the Sri Lanka Accounting Standards and Monitoring Board, a Member of the Incorporated Council of Legal Education of Sri Lanka, a Member of the Standing Committee on Legal Studies of the University Grants Commission, a Member of the Financial Advisory Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket, a Member of the Board of Governors of the Sri Lanka National Arbitration Centre and a Member of the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Law of the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology.


Amarasuriya was the Convenor of the LAWASIA – Sri Lanka 2016 Golden Jubilee Conference held in 2016 in Sri Lanka. He was elected to the LAWASIA Executive Committee in 2021.