ATD Legal Associates is a Legal firm cum a research firm working through International and Local Partners. The rapidity with which, ATD Legal Associates has reached the top ranks among the law firms in Sri Lanka, while offering a broad range   of practice areas, we take pride in our results oriented approach –

ATD Legal Associates is well equipped to meet the demands of the fast evolving legal world. With experienced lawyers in house, it has developed strong connections with several major law firms in the region as well as beyond, enabling it to meet, both national as well as international client requirements with a seamless legal service.

In our Profile, we endeavor to provide you with a snapshot of the firm, practice areas, offerings, approach and dynamism. If you need to know more, you can get in touch with the relevant Attorneys who will be able to provide you with more information.


Achieve Goals by providing a specialized service punctually and precisely

Our Mission…………

Our mission is to provide High Quality service to Local and International Corporate community covering all the areas of Legal and Consultancy work including research in one roof. We exist to attract and maintain clients and to support the Corporate Community locally and internationally.

It offers enough rewards; mentally, spiritually and financially. Our commitment to this ideal has driven us throughout our history, more than 10 years and continues to guide as we approach the century mark.

"The business of the law is to make sense of the confusion . . . to reduce it to order,
but at the same time give it possibility, scope, even dignity."

Archibald Macleish - 20th Century American Poet

Our Departments……….

We are registered Patent and Trade Mark Agents under the National Intellectual Property Office Sri Lanka and we undertake the searches and registrations of The Trade marks, patents, Industrial Designs and integrated circuits. We are expertise in drafting patents. We undertake  universal registrations of Intellectual property and registering them all over the world.  We are experts in appealing against  the objections from the Intellectual property office for rejection of trade marks, patents and industrial designs.  We are equipped with Lawyers with Science Degrees and we are competent to draft patents without outsourcing scientists.

We undertake………… 

  • Company Incorporations
  • Company Secretarial Work
  • Work Pertaining to Matters of the Registrar of Companies
  • Registering Branch Offices and Liaison Offices for Companies abroad
  • Issue of Shares & Preparation of Documentation for Private Placement of Shares & Public Issues.
  • Incorporation of BOI Companies and matters related to the same


  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Confidential Information
  • Copyright
  • Designs
  • Domain Names
  • E-commerce
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Unfair Competition
  • Broadcasting
  • web casting and
  • Mobile casting Law
  • Telecommunication and IT Law
  • E-Commerce
  • Information Technology
  • Outsourcing
  • Technology contracts
  • Media
  • Telecommunications
  • Commercial and corporate Law
·        Drafting of all types of Commercial Agreements

·        opinions

·        Consultancy

  • Capital Reductions
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Agency and Distribution
  • Franchising
  • IT
  • Joint Ventures and Partnerships
  • Manufacturing & Supply
  • Outsourcing
  • Compliance and Employment
  • Corporate Administration /     Company Secretarial Services
  • Corporate & Corporate   Governance
  • Corporate Due Diligence
  • Directors’ Liabilities
  • Foreign Investment
  • Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
  • Private Equity
  • Privatization
  • Securities
  • Shareholders’ Rights
  • Personal Law
  • Divorce and family matters
  • Labour Law
  • Workplace Management and   Regulation
  • Employment Contracts, Personnel   Manuals, Charge sheets
  • Industrial Dispute Resolution
  • Litigation
  • Labour Relations

opinions, advice, litigation of Labour Law

  • Terminations and Retrenchments
  • Banking and finance Law

Our main areas of Banking service include:

Debt recoveries under Criminal Litigation

Litigation for recovery of monies

Preparation of security documentation


  • Insurance and re-Insurance regulations
  • Insurance and re-Insurance disputes
  • Customs
  • Environmental Law
  • International Trade
  • Company Law
  • Land and Partition Law
  • BOI Consultancy
  • Arbitration
  • Condominium Property Law
  • Law of Custom
  • Visa appeals
  • Litigation for Recovery of monies
  • Preparation of security documentation
  • Admiralty Maritime and shipping Law
  • Adoption

We advise local and foreign clients on all legal matters arising out of the adoption process including

Liaising with the competent authorities

The applicable legal framework for adoption

Preparation and support of the necessary papers in court


  • The firm has appeared in several high profile cases and its growing litigation practice speaks for its profile in this area.



Criminal Litigation

Fundamental Rights, Writs and other appellate  Court work

Patent Drafting Local and International

Trade Mark Registrations

Drafting International Trade Agreements

Drafting Satellite agreement

Legal  Outsourcing

Intellectual Property related agreements

  • Conveyancing Practice advises on and handles all aspects of both residential and commercial property related transactions in Sri Lanka.
  • Transactions handled by us range from sales and purchases of all types of property, mortgages and Leases, to the more complex corporate-related real estate transactions such as acquisitions, development agreements and joint ventures involving real estate, construction agreements etc, thereby providing services in a wide range of Conveyancing requirements.
  • We also provide a comprehensive service to those engaged in high-rise developments and Condominium Complexes.
  • Our experienced and dedicated team of lawyers will assist you through the entire process, thus assuring every client the best of service
  • Pedigrees, Title reports, Title searches.



Disciplinary Inquiries

Inquiries in Human Rights Commission

Debt Collecting

Immigration law


Land mark cases done by Aparajitha Ariyadasa  the Partner of  ATD Legal Consultants


Research and Workshops

Our team is competent to  undertake  all type of Research, Portfolios, project reports, EIA, Surveys and workshops pertaining to various topics related to Human Resources development.

Our Team....

Our team consists of scientists, Professors, Chemists, Biologists and Attorneys –at-Laws. Mrs. Aparajitha Ariyadasa who is the Founder of the ATD Legal Associates is an Attorney-at-Law and she is qualified as a biologist as well.

Our Existence

Our head office is situated at No.29C, Old Kesbewa Road, Delkanda, Nugegoda. Sri Lanka. Telephone : + 94 76-  6248580 and+94- 11- 4 586  900

Our Singapore Branch is Situated at No 17/4 ,Euphony Gardens Condominium,jalanmata Ayer, Singapore