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Founded by managing partner Sudath Perera
in 2002, Sudath Perera Associates has created
a unique brand of legal service that has made
it a success since its inception. Today, it ranks
among the top law firms in Sri Lanka and
boasts a strong client base of well-known
local and multinational companies. With an
emphasis on quality, we offer sophisticated
representation to our clients.
The firm is well known for delivering
comprehensive and results-oriented work and
for its prompt action when circumstances
demand. Our clients benefit from personally
tailored services, delivered by highly skilled
professionals with unrivalled experience.
Leading local and international financial
institutions entrust us with their most high-
profile and challenging legal assignments.
Our clients range from Global 1000 and
Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging
companies developing industry-leading
technologies. This gives the firm an
understanding of all of its clients’ sectors
and industries, providing an insight into the
issues faced by both established companies
and those seeking to gain a foothold.
The firm has built effective relationships
with leading law firms and corporations
worldwide; we work with well-known names
in the United Kingdom, France, India, Korea,
Malaysia, Singapore and New Zealand. Sudath
Perera Associates is a member of various
professional organisations, including the
American Chamber of Commerce, the Council
for Business with Britain, the Inter-Pacific Bar
Association, the International Trademark
Association, the International Association
of Outsourcing Professionals and the
International Bar Association. The firm is also
TerraLex’s representative for Sri Lanka. Building
substantial and lasting client relationships
remains the guiding principle of our business
strategy and future development.
Areas of practice
Dispute resolution and arbitration
Intellectual property
Banking and finance
Corporate and commercial
Company secretarial
Banking and finance
Consumer goods
Real estate
Media and telecommunications
Shipping and aviation
Imports and exports
The firm has attracted a number of world-
renowned clients, such as Microsoft Inc, Red
Bull AG, HSBC, Maped, Société Bic, Cisco,
BASF SE, BASF Agro BV, Pirelli & C SpA,
Samba Financial Group, Solotrak Holding SA,
General Re Corporation, Jaguar Cars Limited,
Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International
eV Bonn, PlascoEnergy IP Holdings SL,
Syngenta Participations AG, SICPA Holdings
SA, Reckitt Benckiser, Tea Forté Inc,
Abercrombie & Fitch, LVMH Fashion Group,
Polo/Ralph Lauren, Limited Brands Inc
(Victoria’s Secret), Nike, Lacoste, Kangaro
Industries Regd, J&P Coats Limited, Alcon Inc,
American & Efird, Celgene Corporation,
Columbia Sportswear Company, Dilmah Tea,
Standard Chartered Bank, Hearst Corporation,
the Institute of Management Accountants,
Fonterra, New Era Cap Company Inc, Tata
Motors Limited, Bridgestone/Firestone North
American Tire LLC, Air Liquid, Etihad Airways,
Cairn, Nokia, Toyota, Mitsubishi Corporation,
Navteq North America LLC, Qatar Airlines
and Korean Air.
Sudath Perera Associates
ILO Client Choice Guide 2012