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First Bar Council for the year 2018 - 2019

25 April 2018


First Bar Council for the calendar year 2018-2019 presided by Mr. Jayantha Jayasuriya PC, Hon. Attorney General of Sri Lanka was held on 24th March 2018 at Grand Monarch Hotel, Thalawathugoda, with the participation of a large number of delegates representing the Bars all around the country. The Annual Report for the Year 2017-2018 and Treasure’s Report, the Independent Auditor Report and Financial Statement of the Financial Year ending 31st December 2017 were unanimously adopted at the said Council.

Thereafter, Mr. Jayantha Jayasuriya, Hon. Attorney General of Sri Lanka announced the successful candidates for the following posts of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka for the year 2018-2019.

President - Mr. U.R de Silva PC

Secretary -  Mr. Kaushalya Nawarathne

Deputy President – Mr. M.U.M Ali Sabry PC

Secretary - Mr. Sujeewa Lal Dahanayake

8 members of the Executive Committee

  • Mr. Sunil Abeyratne
  • Mr. Dinoo Dharmaratne
  • Mr. Kamal Goonesinghe
  • Mr. Binara Gunasekara
  • Mr. Pradeep Gamage
  • Mr. Chathura Galhena
  • Mr. Anura Jayasiri
  • Mr. Mahesh Katulanda

Two members to the Executive Committee under 10 years of practice to represent the Junior Members

  • Mr. Nishan Sydney Premathirathne
  • Mr. Pandula Wanniarchchi

Zonal Vice Presidents 

Anuradhapura – Mr. Karunarathne Herath              

Ampara – Mr. R.M Samsudeen

Awissawella – Mr. Sudath Wickramaratne              

Badulla – Mr. Ruwan Basnayake

Baticallo – Mr. K. Narayanpillai                                                        

Colombo Central – Mr. Jagath Wickramanayake

Colombo South – Mr. Wasantha Gajanayake

Chillaw – Mr. Sweeney Perera

Galle – Ms. Nalini Manathunga         

Gampaha – Mr. Y.G.P Dayananda

Jaffna – Mr. Shantha Abimanasingham                    

Kaluthara – Mr. Vijira Asarapuli

Kandy – Mr. Lal Wijenayake                                      

Kegalle – Mr. Priyantha Gamage

Kurunegala – Mr. Anil Ballalle                                  

Matara – Mr. Ariyasena Panagala

Negambo – Mr. Rohan Modaragamage                   

Ratnapura – Mr Aravinda Samarasinghe

Vavuniya – Mr Saburudeen


Trustees of the BASL

  • Mr. Jayantha De Z Gunasekara PC
  • Mr. Upali Gooneratne PC
  • Mr. Ajantha Athukorala



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