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What We Do

Our firm specializes in a wide range of practice areas, including corporate law, intellectual property, employment law, personal injury, family law, real estate, and more. Whether you are an individual or a business, we have the knowledge and expertise to help you achieve your legal goals.

Real Estate

We, at Nanayakkara Associates advices and strategize plans for the Foreign ownership restrictions within Sri Lanka together with inflow and outflow of funds. We further handle land acquisitions, Sale and Purchase of Land, due diligence investigations on real estate, drafting, registration, and transfer of conveyances and/or documents. We conduct title searches and title clearance in properties and registrations together with obtaining documents from the local authorities.

Competition and Due Diligence

Our Team is prowess in scrutinizing and reviewing agreement, arrangements, negotiations that are potentially anti-competitive and provide opinions and reports whether it is feasible to move forward.

Foreign Investments

We are experts in all aspects of foreign and local investments and well equipped in obtaining investment approvals from the BOI and Local Authorities as the case may be. We maintain a good rapport with the BOI and therefore is able to offer legal expertise on incentives and various exemptions granted by the BOI with regard to taxes and rates, for businesses.

Labour and Employment

We provide a full service related to Labour and Employment, from drafting of documentation, safeguarding rights, counselling and advising on strategies. For Example the services will be related to Appointment, termination, remuneration payment, dispute resolution, disciplinary hearings, Settlements and awards.

Admiralty and Shipping

We are also capable of advising and assisting in the fields of Admiralty and Shipping, International Trade, Policy formations. The said fields of providing services will be in bill of lading, contracts of freight, groundings, fires and cargo disputes, marine insurance, charter parties, maritime litigation and arbitrations.

Company Secretaries

Our Firm consists of Company Secretaries experienced in handling Company registrations, share holder appointments, share issuance and transfers, company name changes, maintaining and preparing minutes all such secretarial work can be done under our wing.

Mergers and Acquisitions

We are well experienced in business mergers and acquisitions and able to navigate businesses from the negotiation stages to the smooth construction of the fresh merged or acquired Company. Handling its Company secretarial work to finances to maintaining meeting minutes to, managing finances or any other work that is relevant.

Infrastructure and Construction

Our Team engages in advising and providing legal Counselling the Construction Sector Contractors, Sub Contractors, Architects, Owners, Developers, Construction Managers and Suppliers.

Finance and Banking

We handle cross border finances and investment flows and assist foreign and local investors to smoothly transit into the Finance and Business Sectors in the country. We further counsel, draft and maintain performance bonds, bid bonds, credit instruments, treasury bills, mortgages, guarantee instruments, promissory notes, bills of exchange like cheques.

Intellectual Property

Our team of experts are experienced in registration of Trademarks, Copyrights, Industrial Designs, Patents and related functions. We also manage and advise on litigation in an infringement of any Intellectual Property rights and any other dispute resolution.

Family Law and Testamentary

We assist and advise on all forms of Family Law from Divorce, Child Custody and Maintenance, Testamentary matters, Wills and Probates, Estate Management and Intestate Succession and Trust.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

We also have a litigation and dispute resolution branch wherein we represent our clients in Courts from Primary Courts to the Superior Courts, Arbitrations and Tribunals.

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