Sakeen Cader mainly focuses on the area of Admiralty and Maritime, Litigation and Arbitration and Customs Law. He has extensive experience in acting for many local foreign clients, including many P & I Clubs, Charterers, Salvors and Ship-managers. He advises the top 5 P & I Clubs in respect of their legal matters and handles assignments on the instructions of several leading City of London Solicitors Firms specializing in shipping, and law firms in the USA. Mr. Cader acts for clients in the Admiralty Court. He is also involved in handling alternate dispute resolution proceedings including arbitration proceedings in respect of shipping matters. He has acted for Sri Lanka Ports Authority and also for the Pakistan National Shipping Corporation in several matters. He is the consultant for Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents (CASA) and Lanka Ship Owners Association (LASO). He also advises on legal issues of the Sri Lanka Medical Council. He was a former legal advisor to the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union.

S. A. Cader - Senior Partner
S. A. Cader - Senior Partner
Direct- +9411 2345506
General- +9411 2422601-5, Ext. 327
Mobile- +9477 7364527
Fax- +9411 2446663, 2435451
Called to the bar
Date of joining the Firm
May 1979
Professional Qualifications
  • Attorney-at-Law & Notary Public
Other Qualifications
Followed a course on
  • International Trade Law (Conducted by the United Nations Commission of International Trade Law)
  • International Trade and Economic Relations (Bandaranaike International Training Institute)
  • Bar Association of Sri Lanka - Life Member
  • Colombo Law Society - Member
  • Ex. Secretary of Sri Lanka Malaysia Society - Member
  • The Management Club - Life Member
  • Organisation of Professional Associations-Life Member
  • National Chamber of Commerce - Council Member
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