Sri Lanka: Mohan Peris – the new Attorney General
Colombo, 19 December, (Asiantribune.com): Mr. Mohan Pieris PC was sworn in as Attorney General before President Mahinda Rajapaksa at President's House on Thursday.
Until his appointment today Mr. Pieris was an Attorney at Law of the Supreme court of Sri Lanka practicing as a counsel in the original and appellate courts in the areas of inter alia, administrative law, commercial law, fundamental rights, industrial law, injunctions and criminal law, Counsel in arbitrations and as Arbitrator.
He holds a Diploma in Trial Advocacy Skills conferred by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy at its Teacher Training Trial Advocacy workshop at Harvard Law School, Cambridge ,Massachusetts 1988.
Mr. Pieris represented Sri Lanka at 10th International Symposium on Economic Crime conducted by the Centre for Police and Criminal Justice Studies. University of Exeter at Jesus College, Cambridge 1992.
He participated in a Technical Cooperation Programme on New Approaches in Foreign Investment Analysis and Negotiations conducted by the Agency for International Development of the United States of America 1992 and was the Sri Lanka delegate at the 50th Anniversary of the Wars Convention at the International Civil Aviation Organization, Moneral Canada - 1992.
- Asian Tribune -