New Member – Anomi Wanigasekera joins as the IP Law expert in Sri Lanka

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome Anomi Wanigasekera as our exclusively recommended & endorsed IP Law expert in Sri Lanka.

Anomi Wanigasekera heads our Intellectual Property Group. She has extensive experience in the full range of enforcement, management and transactional matters pertaining to intellectual property law, including representing clients before the National Intellectual Property Office, acting for multinationals as well as Sri Lankan conglomerates in respect of infringement actions, applying for injunctions and search and/or seizure orders. She also overlooks the drafting and reviewing of contracts and advises on regulatory compliance matters.

Firm Description:

Julius & Creasy offers an extensive range of full legal services in the fields of Corporate, Commercial, Banking, Insurance, Tax, Property and Construction, Intellectual Property, IT, Telecommunications, Infrastructure, Shipping, Maritime and Admiralty, Commercial Litigation, Arbitration and Employment Law.

The Firm has consistently provided sustainable legal solutions in corporate and commercial work, mainly restructuring, capital markets, delisting and capital reductions of corporate entities and due diligence work. Several Mergers and Acquisitions have been handled by the Firm which also has a leading Banking and Finance practice facilitating several prominent foreign loans and international syndicated loan transactions. The Firm has considerable practice in the field of aviation and has acted as local counsel in many aircraft transactions.

The Firm has acted on many occasions as the local legal counsel for the Issuers and the Lead Managers in Bond issues of local financial institutions which are marketed internationally, and advised on the local regulatory aspects in connection therewith and issued Legal Opinions thereon.

Intellectual Property work undertaken by the Firm include traditional IP, such as Trademarks, Patents, Designs, Copyright and domain names, as well as contemporary areas such as data protection and privacy, cloud computing, artificial intelligence etc. In Shipping, the Firm acts as the correspondent and legal representative for several P and I Clubs in Sri Lanka. It is also known for commercial and residential property matters and is regularly involved in the transfer of land, commercial and residential lease agreements, preparation of title reports and condominium property declarations.

In Infrastructure work, the Firm has acted in many loan transactions between the Government of Sri Lanka and major international donors and other parties in various infrastructure projects covering water and power supply, petroleum, mining. In the telecommunications sector, the Firm has acted as local counsel to the largest IPO in Sri Lanka to date.