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Chanakya J. Resume
Date of birth Professional Qualifications February , AttorneyatLaw of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka A Professional Qualification offered by Sri Lanka Law College after a four year course , year academic and year particles to . Attorneys are enrolled after the end of this course by the Supreme court of Sri Lanka. Occupation . Legal Counsel on Commercial & Corporate Law see below different areas of practice . Radio Host and Television Anchor see below detailed involvements Objective Achieve my set goals and develop my ventures and practice as a lawyer and a Media person. Help develop the Country at large by developing its Economy Law and Communication especially in the areas there are crying need Be successful in life and professions at the same time being a service to the community and the world at large. Sri Lanka Law College Colombo
Dr. Neelan Tiruchelvam Associates Colombo
. Was responsible for all corporate law drafting and advising Corporate Clients in both local and international contracts. State Counsel . Was responsible for appearing on behalf of the government on all civil litigation in the District Court of Colombo on cases filed against the state and by the state and advising the government on legal issues on draft legislation, opinions on legal issues, and in drafting and finalizing major agreements and contracts and successfully concluding international government to government Commercial Arbitration.. District Attorney . In addition to the above work, was incharge of the entire district of Kurunegala as District Attorney to pursue litigation and advising the Districts Central government and Provincial governments organs in all its legal matters. Attorney Generals Department Colombo Attorney General&;s Department Colombo
. Private Practitioner in the field of Commercial and Civil law for the past since left the Attorney Generals Department for the past four years as a legal counsel and adviser to many institutions and individuals. . Specialized Areas Contracts Law, Company & Corporate Law, International Trade Law, Media & Broadcasting Trade Mark, Patent Entertainment & Fashion Law, Sports Law, Telecommunication & Intellectual property Law, Land & Property Law, Family & Divorce Law, Practitioner in District Courts, Court of Appeal and Supreme Courts
Foreign Training /Scholarships
Was awarded World Bank under Legal & Judicial Reforms Project LJRP training on Commercial Law at the City University Hong Kong. April . In this course specialized on International Trade Law.
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International Law Meezan Magazine Sri Lanka Law College Majority rule Minority Oppression Attorney General&;s Law review Digital Signatures, Perspectives and Problems Attorney Generals Law review and
Was awarded the Justice Fernando Memorial Prize for legal research done and submitted on Suggestions to amend the Companies Act of Sri Lanka
Additional professional activities
Appointed by her Excellency to National Council of Economic Development IT section for drawing up plan to restructure IT law in Sri Lanka. Re appointed to National Council of Economic Development IT section for drawing up plan to restructure IT law in Sri Lanka. Headed the IT Law session of the Junior National Law Conference Legal research is being done to introduce New Laws on Media with a view to introducing a more suited advanced and healthy Law to the Sri Lankan .
Media /Broadcasting Experience
. National Television News Anchor English Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation. Anchors main News Bulletins on Channel Eye and NTV in English. These news also includes live interviews with different persons both in studio and on the phone. . National Television Morning English News Paper Headlines Analysis This program airs every Saturday morning at . am. Headlines of all segments from local/foreign/sports biz/entertainment are analyzed here and presented to the public in a half an hour capsule format . Radio News Caster Worked as a newscaster MBC private limited Yes FM from . Was responsible for reporting, writing and presenting news in English.
. Works as a Presenter, Interviewer, Producer on State Radio Sri Lanka
Broadcasting Corporation since as a presenter. Presented programs on music shows, talk shows, live OB shows, current affair programs.
. PEACE TALKS Peace talks was a program done during which discussed general public view and top personalities views on the then existed peace talks in Sri Lanka on the issue of Terrorism, LTTE and Peace Talks . UP CLOSE & PERSONAL Personality Interview Show. The show airs every Tuesday at .. pm on Radio Sri Lanka on . fm and Interviewed many guests from Cabinet ministers to Ambassadors to business personalities UP CLOSE & PERSONAL running show, So far the program has featured : Tatiyana Kurnikowa Miss World , Cabinet Minister Keheliya Rambukwella, Cabinet Minister Karuna Amman, Cabinet Minster Anura Priyadharshana Yapa, Jayanthi Dharmadasa Businessman, Amabassdor of France to Sri Lanka Michel Lummaux, Rosy Senanayake Mrs World/Political figure, Bruce Levy Canadian High Commissioner to S.L.. Sangeetha Weeraratne Actress/Entreprenuer, Lesha de Silva [ Chairman SLT] ,Varuni Amunugama Head of Tri Adds Sanath Gunatilleka Actor/ Director Ramal Jasinghe Businessman CEO Asian Alliance are to name a few of them. . Few Landmark Radio Programs · · · Created written and presented special program on th death Anniversary of Princes Dianna Special Program on US elections of with then US Ambassador Robert Blake. Special Programs done on US Green Card Lottery, Education exhibition and US AID years in S.L.. /
. Consultated and advised Asset Radio Broadcasting Pvt Ltd in its formation and operation in its legal, broadcasting and all other matters. . Advised the State Radio and Television on legal matters while working as a State Counsel from time to time on Broadcasting nuance and legal matters
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The Bar Association of Sri Lanka Colombo Law Society Vicepresident of the Alliance Franciase de Colombo . · · · Sinhala, English and French Received FCE Cambridge University Received Intermediate French, Alliance Franciase de Colombo
Advisor on Legal and other issues and Member of Foundation for Law and Justice in Sri Lanka Foundation protecting rights of the people. Member of the Rotaract Club of Colombo West since
Was involved in many activities such as collection of funds to rehabilitation of Makole juvenile home, Providing medication to the needy under the master Polio plus program , Restoration of many necessary dilapidated common homes Interests and Hobbies Reading, Watching movies and traveling
I hereby certify that all information contain above are true and correct to the best of my knowledge.