Dr. J. M. Swaminathan holds LLB (Ceylon), LLM, M. Phil. (Colombo and LLD (Honoris Causa) Degrees and is an Attorney-at-Law. He has been in the legal profession for over 50 years. He is a Member of the Law Commission of Sri Lanka and Former Member of the Council of Legal Education. He is also a Member of the Company Law Advisory Commission and Chairman of the Intellectual Property Law Advisory Commission.

He was a Member of the Board of the Faculty of Law of the University of Colombo. He also serves as a Member of the Legal Cluster of the National Council for Economic Development and the Financial Services Stability Committee of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

He is a Visiting Lecturer and an Examiner at the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo and was a Lecturer at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Unit of the Sri Lanka Law College and was also a Faculty Member for the LLM Courses of the University of Wales and LLM Colombo and serves on the Boards of several public and private companies. He is also a member of the Council of the University of Colombo.

Jayanta Mootatamby Swaminathan - Partner
Jayanta Mootatamby Swaminathan - Partner
Direct- +9411 2440598
General- +9411 2422601-5, Ext. 324
Fax- +9411 2446663 / 2435451
Called to the bar
December 1964
Date of joining the Firm
August 1965
Professional Qualifications
  • Attorney-At-Law & Notary Public
Academic Qualifications
  • LL.D (Honoris Causa) University of Colombo
  • LL.B (Ceylon)
  • LL.M (Colombo)
  • M.Phil (University of Colombo)
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