As head of the Banking and Finance Group, Janaki has extensive experience in aspects of banking and finance law such as acquisitions and leveraged finance, banking regulation, documentation, financial regulation, financial services, financial structuring, leasing and asset finance, loans finance, property financing, syndicated loans and trade financing. She has acted for major domestic and international institutions in relation to banking, securities, derivatives and funds. Assignments undertaken by Janaki include acting in bank lending transactions, acting as foreign counsel to international lenders on syndicate loans granted to the Government of Sri Lanka and other banks and local companies and advising on the commencement and closure of banks and loan restructurings and re-financing. Janaki also focuses on the area of aircraft finance and has acted as counsel for several foreign lessors of aircraft to Sri Lanka operators.

Janaki Kumaraguru - Partner
Janaki Kumaraguru - Partner
Direct- +94114899362
General- +9411 4335159 - 62
Fax- +9411 2692677
Called to the bar
April 1984
Date of joining the Firm
November 1984
Professional Qualifications
  • Attorney-At-Law & Notary Public
Other Qualifications
  • University of Colombo – Postgraduate Diploma in Private Law
  • “Custodial Services in Sri Lanka” published in “A Capital Guide to Custodial Services in Asia”, 1996-98 editions
  • Member of the Expert Working Group on Legal and Regulatory issues of the Presidential Commission on Finance & Banking : 1990 – 1992
  • Bar Association of Sri Lanka - Life Member
  • Colombo Law Society - Member
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