ExCo Member

Mr Rajeev Amarasuriya 

Rajeev Amarasuriya is the Immediate Past Secretary of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka and has an extensive Appellate Court practice in the areas of Public Law and most branches of Civil Litigation. 

Mr Amarasuriya is a Board / Committee Member of several State and Private Sector Institutions including the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka, the Sri Lanka Accounting and Auditing Standards Monitoring Board, the Standing Committee of Legal Studies of the University Grants Commission, the Sri Lanka National Arbitration Centre, the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology and Sri Lanka Cricket. 


R. Amarasuriya, profile

He is a former Member of the Council of Legal Education of Sri Lanka and the Immediate Past President of the Alumni Association of the University of Colombo.

He holds a Degree in Law from the University of Colombo, is an Attorney-at-Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka having topped the Final Bar Examination, is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK), a Chartered Global Management Accountant, a Fellow Member of the Institute of Certified Management Accounts of Sri Lanka and is an Alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School (Executive Education). He is also reading for an M.Phil in Constitutional Law at the University of Colombo. In April 2022, he was conferred as an AFGG – Raisina Fellow.

He is the recipient of the CIMA Star Gold Award for the Most outstanding CIMA Member below the age of 40 years and was named as a CIMA – LMD Trailblazer in 2021.

Mr Amarasuriya was the Chair of the Sri Lanka National Law Conference in 2015, Chair of the Sri Lanka National Data Protection Law Symposium in 2022, Chair of the Sri Lanka National Securities and Exchange Commission Law Symposium in 2022, Convenor of the LAWASIA – Sri Lanka Golden Jubilee Conference in 2016 and has presented several papers and lectures at various fora both internationally and nationally and been interviewed both in the print and electronic media in the area of Public and Constitutional Law. He has also been a Visiting Lecturer and Examiner at the Faculty of Law of the University of Colombo.

He has been an Executive Committee Member of LAWASIA since 2021.