About us

CfPS At a glance

“The iconic undisputed market leader in private legal education”

CfPS Law School is a Registered Centre for the University of London International Programmes. This means that in the considered view of the University of London it demonstrates commitment to developing high standards in respect of teaching, support to students and administrative processes.

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“Teaching Law for over 23 years…”

Since 1992 we have been preparing students for the Entrance Examinations for the Sri Lanka Law College. Every year over 90% of the students entering the Sri Lanka Law College are CfPS Students. In the past two decades, CfPS has also consistently produced the student who was placed first in the order of merit in the Law Entrance examination.
Over 3,500 of our students have entered the Law College during this period and thence on into the legal profession.


Mr. Saliya Pieris

LL.B., LL.M.
(International Business Law) (London)

Deputy Chairman Mr. Ajith P. Perera
Member of Parliament,
Attorney at Law
Joint Managing Director
Mr. Nanda Muruttettuwegama


Joint Managing Director
Mr. Upul Daranagama

MBA, Bsc.,(Acc.FM) FABE, Dip.Hrm

Deputy Managing Director
Mrs. Manouri Pieris


Chief Academic Officer
Mr. Charles Fernando

M.A. (Louvain, Belgium)


Panel of Lecturers

“Armed with years of legal practice, going beyond plain theoretical teaching…”

Renowned for their innovative style of lecturing, CfPS lecturers have embarked on a journey with a mission to understand and effectively maximize the student interaction in their classes. Most of our lecturers have over 19 years of lecturing experience, leading to high standards of results that have been maintained by us throughout the years. This panel includes lecturers who have obtained degrees and postgraduate qualifications together with practical experience in their chosen fields of Law.

Mr. Saliya Pieris LL.B.(OU Sri Lanka), LL.M. (London), Attorney-at-Law

Mr Charles Fernando Licencié en sociologie, Diplomé, Maître en demographie (UCL,Belgium)

Mr. D.S.R. Patrick LL.B .(OU Sri Lanka), Diploma in Forensic Medicine (Colombo), Attorney-at-Law

Mr. Asthika Devendra LL.M.(Kingston), Post Attorney Diploma in Intellectual Property Law(CLE,Sri Lanka) Attorney-at-Law

Mr. Shamir Zavahir LL.B.(Hons) (London), Attorney-at-Law

Mr.Lasantha Senaratne LL.B., LL.M., MBA (Colombo), FIB(IBSL, Sri Lanka), Attorney-at-Law

Mr. Varuna De Saram LL.B. (Keele), Barrister-at-Law (Eng.& Wales), Attorney-at-Law

Ms. Vidarshini Perera LL.B. (Hons) (London), Attorney-at-Law

Ms.Dineli Ranaraja Ranasinghe LL.B.(Hull), LL.M. (Northumbria) Barrister at Law (England & Wales), Attorney-at-Law

Mr. Upendra Walgampaya LL.B. (Hons.) (London), LL.M. (ANU), Attorney-at-Law

Ms. Gayathri Liyanage Diploma in Law, LL.B. (Hons) (London) , Attorney-at-Law

Ms. S.M. Senaratne LL.B.(Hons) (Colombo), MPhil.(Colombo), Attorney-at-Law

Mr. Vishwa de Livera Tennekoon LL.B. (Hons) (London), Attorney-at-Law

Ms. Milani Salpitikorala Diploma in Law, LL.B. (Hons) (London), Attorney-at-Law

Ms. Jerusha Crossette-Thambiah Diploma in Law, LL.B. (Hons) (London) Attorney-at-Law

Mr Hejaaz Hizbullah LL.B., LL.M.(London), Attorney-at-Law

Mr. Nishan Premathiratne LL.B.(Hons)(London), BSc(Hons) Human Genetics(Nottingham), Post Attorney Diploma in Intellectual Property Law(CLE, Sri Lanka), Attorney-at-Law

Mr. Udara Soysa B.A. (Hons) International Relations (Oglethorpe, USA), LL.B. (Hons) (London)