Akila Mahesh Elpitiya is one of our law professors who is also the patron of the Toastmasters Club at the APIIT Kandy campus. Akila is a proud old boy from Dharmaraja College Kandy. After A/L, he went to the UK to pursue his Bachelor of Laws. He received his LLB (Hons) Law from the University of Salford. He then pursued his Master`s degree (LLM) with Legal Practice (LPC) in the UK. Akila also studied journalism at Linnaeus University of Sweden at the Sri Lanka College of Journalism. He studied not only law and journalism, but also banking and finance at the Corporate Finance Institute. Akila has years of experience teaching and tutoring in local and foreign institutes. He has also worked in the media industry for over 8 years. Not only, but also Akila is an author and editor with over 10 years of experience. Some of her publications are as follows, Ms. Taniya Rajapakse is a full-time lecturer at APIIT Law School and a faculty member since 2020. She holds a Master of Science in Human Resource Management and Development from the University of Salford (United Kingdom).

And is also an alumnus of APIIT Sri Lanka, where she obtained her LLB (Hons.) degree from Staffordshire University. Taniya specialises in teaching English criminal law and contracts. She received her primary education from Maliyadeva Girls Collage Kurunegala. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering in social services. Shalindi currently works as a full-time lecturer at APIIT`s Faculty of Law. She is a lecturer in law as well as a lecturer in the NCUK programme. She currently teaches in the areas of international business law, English legal systems and sociology. She set up the Gavel Club at the Faculty of Law. Shalindi holds a double degree in law and international relations. She holds a qualifying law degree (QLD-LLB) with distinction from the University of London and a BA (Bachelor of Arts) second division specialization from the University of Kelaniya (internal). She is currently writing her LLM in International Business Law at Staffordshire University.

She is also qualified in CAE from the University of Cambridge. She also holds a degree in English from the Department of English at the Royal Institute in Colombo and a Diploma in Computer Science (DICS). She was an All-Iceland winner for public speaking and a finalist in the largest inter-university Best Speaker 2019 inter-university speech competition.She also published and presented a strategy paper on Uganda`s peace reconciliation at the Youth Conference on International Relations at the University of Kelaniya. During her studies, she participated in numerous debating competitions, internal moot court competitions, internal negotiation competitions and witness examination competitions. While Lara was studying in England, she also led an annual university project for The Times UK. Colombo has been an Illinois faculty member since 1988 and teaches primarily tax law. He is the author of numerous academic articles and co-author of two books on tax exemption theory for non-profit organizations, exemption standards for non-profit hospitals, and the commercial activities of charities – The Charitable Tax Exemption (with Mark A. Hall; Westview Press, 1995) and Charity Care for Nonprofit Hospitals: A Legal and Administrative Guide (with Gerald Griffith and James R. King; Wolters-Kluwer 2009 with 2011 supp.). While I welcome you to the Faculty of Law, I also fervently hope that students who choose their bachelor`s and graduate degrees at the Horizon campus will enjoy their student life and ensure that you succeed in the program of study of your choice.

Welcome to all registered and prospective students at the Horizon Campus Faculty of Law! The Horizon Campus Faculty of Law brings together highly qualified members of the legal profession to provide students with a range of transformative experiences inside and outside the classroom. It is this experience accumulated over the past 8 years that has led the University of London to recognise the Faculty as a “recognised centre” for the implementation of its prestigious Bachelor of Laws programme. We are proud to have won this award in Sri Lanka as soon as possible. M. Phil/PhD in Law (reading) University of Colombo, LLM (Colombo), LLB (Hons) (London), Solicitor, Notary, Commissioner for Oaths, Secretary-General, Diploma in Forensic Medicine and Science, In line with this vision of giving local and foreign students the opportunity to read for an international study program, Horizon Campus has collaborated with 3 international universities, namely the International Programs of the University of London, Nilai University, Malaysia, and Arkansas State University, USA. Currently, Horizon Campus offers more than 6 degree programs in a wide range of law, accounting, economics, banking, biotechnology, business administration, etc., which are mainly 3-year degree programs conducted full-time and part-time. The degree in Biotechnology is offered by Nilai University, Malaysia. All business and law degrees are offered by UoL, UK, while another biotechnology degree is also offered by AState, USA. The programmes taught refer to internationally recognised standards in the respective field of study, in terms of local perspective, whether in the UK, US or Malaysia. In this sense, the doctoral student is sure to gain a real insight into the international environment and the functioning of the chosen field of study. Dr. Chathura Warnasuriya holds a Doctor of Laws from Brunel University of London and an MA in International Trade Law from the University of Wales Institution in Cardiff.

Dr Warnasuriya has worked in all areas of general commercial litigation and has worked as a partner at Global Solicitors, Wembley in the UK. He has experience in international affairs and trade negotiations in countries across Europe. His expertise lies in corporate and commercial law, with a particular focus on international trade finance.

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