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President Maithripala Sirisena appointed 25 Senior Lawyers as President’s Counsels.

The President appointed these Senior Lawyers, who have reached eminence in the profession and have maintained high standards of conduct and professional rectitude, according to the power vested in him under the clause 33(2)(e) of the Constitution as President’s Counsels.  

The appointed members are as follows

  1. Daya Pelpola
  2. Ariya B.Rekawa
  3. Anura Bandara Meddegoda
  4. Nissanka Nanayakkara
  5. Neville Abeyratne
  6. W.K. Anuja Kaushika Premarathna
  7. A.L.M. Hidayatullah
  8. Samantha Rathwatte
  9. Wijerathna Dharmasena
  10. Upali Senarathna
  11. Padma Bandara
  12. S.K. Malik Peiris
  13. Karunarathna Herath
  14. Mahendra Suwadarathna
  15. A.P.C.M. Jayasekara
  16. Mohan Weerakoon
  17. P.R.S.P. Samaranayaka
  18. Upul Jayasuriya
  19. Ananda Wickramasekara
  20. J.C Weliamuna
  21. M.A. Sumanthiran
  22. Vijaya Niranjan Perera
  23. Karunadevage Wimaladasa
  24. Mohammad Nisam Kariyappar
  25. Vivekanandan Puvitharan

 

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