Lawyer Profile

Prabash De Saram

Tel: +94 11 2695782
Email: [email protected]
Address: 47 Alexandra Place,
Colombo, 7
Sri Lanka

DL & F De Saram

Sri Lanka, Banking & Finance, Construction & Real Estate, FDI, Intellectual Property, Tax

View Law Firm Profile

called to the bar 1999

years with the firm Over 17 Years


academic / professional qualifications


Magister Juris (First Class) (Masters in Law - University College | University of Oxford – U.K) (2000-2001). The primary focus of his Masters thesis was on the study of laws relating to Companies,

Contracts and Intellectual Property 


Awarded the Shell Centenary Scholarship for studies at

the University of Oxford – UK (2000)


Awarded Angelo M. Patrick prize - Best performance by a Sri Lankan in SMM (Strategic Management and Marketing) in the final stage of the Chartered Institute of Management


Accountancy Examination (May 2000)

Passed finalist CIMA – U.K (May 2000)


Attorney-at-Law, Supreme Court of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (1999) -( First Class in each of the years 1996, 1997 and 1998 )


areas of practice


Foreign Investment | Banking and Finance | Tax | Infrastructure |

Intellectual Property | Corporate and Commercial


work experience


2003 to date at D.L & F. De Saram

Partner since January 2006

2002 – 2003 : The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

Trade Services - Advice on Documentary Credit and Documentary Collection

Transactions and Trade Finance Lending Instruments