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Shibly Aziz
Mohamed Shibly Aziz is a well-known and eminent President's Counsel in Sri Lanka who has contributed extensively to the development of the legal system in the country from on or about 1968. He is the former Attorney General of Sri Lanka
Attorney General of Sri Lanka
and has served on a number of national commissions and statutory bodies and represented Sri Lankan in several international fora. He continues his legal career now in active private practice, specialising in commercial law, shipping and aviation law, and public law, and has litigated several landmark cases in the country.Contents1 Education 2 Legal career2.1 Attorney-General's department 2.2 Private practice 2.3 National Commissions 2.4 Academic contributions 2.5 Service to the Bar3 References 4 External linksEducation[edit] Shibly Aziz completed his senior school studies from 1954 to 1963 at Royal College, Colombo
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Special
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Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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Anton Bertram
Sir Thomas Anton Bertram KC (8 February 1869 - 17 September 1937) was an English Barrister and the 22nd Chief Justice of Ceylon. He was appointed on 26 July 1918 succeeding Alexander Wood Renton and was Chief Justice until 1925. He was succeeded by Charles Ernest St. John Branch.[1][2] Life[edit] Bertram was born in Barnstable, Devon, on 8 February 1869, the son of the Reverend R. A. Bertram, a Congregational minister.[3] He was educated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.[3] He was called to the bar in 1893 and appointed Attorney-General of The Bahamas in July 1902.[4][5] In 1907 he was appointed a Puisne Judge in Cyprus and then Attorney-General of Ceylon in 1911.[3] Bertam died at his home in Canterbury, Kent, on 17 September 1937, aged 68.[3] References[edit]^ "Overview". Judicial Service Commission Secretariat. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 19 October 2013.  ^ BERTRAM, Sir Anton. ukwhoswho.com. Who Was Who
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Pandikoralalage Sunil Chandra De Silva
Pandikoralalage Sunil Chandra de Silva was the 35th Attorney General of Sri Lanka. He was appointed on 1988, succeeding Shiva Pasupati, and held the office until 1992. He was succeeded by Tilak Marapana.[1] References[edit]^ Amerasinghe, A. Ranjit B (1986), The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka : the first 185 years, Sarvodaya Book Pub
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Douglas St. Clive Budd Jansze
Douglas St. Clive Budd Jansze was the 31st Attorney General of Ceylon. He was appointed on 1 April 1957, succeeding Edward Fredrick Noel Gratiaen, and held the office until 1966. He was succeeded by Abdul Caffoor Mohamad Ameer.[1] References[edit]^ Amerasinghe, A. Ranjit B (1986), The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka : the first 185 years, Sarvodaya Book Pub
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Edward Frederick Noel Gratiaen
Edward Frederick Noel Gratiaen (20 December 1904 – 1973) CMG QC, was the 30th Attorney General of Ceylon. He was educated at S. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia, he then went on to study at Exeter College, Oxford and graduated in 1925. Upon his return to Ceylon, he became a journalist joining the Ceylon Independent but after the paper went out of publication, he enrolled at the Ceylon Law College and graduated as an Advocate. He was the Counsel for Philip Norton Banks, the Inspector General of Police in the infamous Bracegirdle Inquiry. He subsequently appeared in several election petition cases after the country’s first parliamentary elections in 1947. In November 1947, Gratiaen was appointed as a member of the Ceylon House of Representatives
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Edward Percival Rose
Edward Percival Rose was the 28th Attorney General of Ceylon. He was appointed on 23 October 1947, succeeding Chellappah Nagalingam, and held the office until 1951. He was succeeded by Hema Henry Basnayake.[1] References[edit]^ Amerasinghe, A. Ranjit B (1986), The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka : the first 185 years, Sarvodaya Book Pub
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C. Nagalingam
Justice Chellappah Nagalingam, KC was a leading Ceylonese judge and lawyer. He was a Judge of the Supreme Court of Ceylon and served as acting Governor-General of Ceylon in 1954.[1][2] He also served as acting Chief Justice, acting Legal Secretary and Attorney General. He was the first Ceylon Tamil to be appointed to the bench of the Supreme Court of Ceylon.[2][3] Early life and family[edit] Nagalingam was born on 25 October 1893.[2][4] He was the son of Chellappah and Meenachchi from Urumpirai in Northern Province of Ceylon. He hailed from a distinguished family and had four eminent brothers: C. Suntharalingam, a member of parliament and government minister; C. Panchalingam, a medical doctor; C. Amirthalingam, Director of Fisheries; and C. Thiagalingam, a leading lawyer. Nagalingam was educated at St
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Manikku Wadumestri Hendrick De Silva
Manikku Wadumestri Hendrick de Silva was the 26th Attorney General of Ceylon. He was appointed on 7 July 1942, succeeding John William Ronald Illangakoon, and held the office until 1946. He was succeeded by Chellappah Nagalingam.[1] References[edit]^ Amerasinghe, A. Ranjit B (1986), The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka : the first 185 years, Sarvodaya Book Pub
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John William Ronald Illangakoon
John William Ronald Ilangakoon was the 25th Attorney General of Ceylon. He was appointed on 1 October 1936, succeeding John Curtois Howard, and held the office until 1942. He was succeeded by Manikku Wadumestri Hendrick de Silva.[1] He married Lillian Obeysekere, daughter or Sir Solomon Christoffel Obeysekere and after her death Annette Lena Dias Bandaranaike daughter of Justice Felix Reginald Dias Bandaranaike I. References[edit]^ Amerasinghe, A. Ranjit B (1986), The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka : the first 185 years, Sarvodaya Book Pub
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Edward St. John Jackson
Sir Edward St. John Jackson, KCMG, KBE, QC (14 October 1886 - 29 August 1961) was a British colonial judge and administrator. The son of Sir Henry Moore Jackson, Jackson was educated at Stonyhurst College, Beaumont College, and Brasenose College, Oxford, where he read Law, graduating in 1908. He was called to the bar by the Inner Temple in 1910. In 1912, he was appointed legal adviser to the Government of Gambia. In 1918, he was appointed Attorney General of the Nyasaland Protectorate, before being appointed to the High Court of the Nyasaland Protectorate in 1920. He was subsequently Attorney General of Tanganyika Territory between 1924 and 1929. He was the 23rd Attorney General of Ceylon.[1] He was appointed on 12 May 1929, succeeding Lancelot Henry Elphinstone, and held the office until 1936. He was succeeded by John Curtois Howard.[2] Between 1937 and 1940 Jackson was Legal Secretary to the Government of Malta, and he was the Colony's Lieutenant Governor between 1940 and 1943
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Lancelot Henry Elphinstone
Sir Lancelot Henry Elphinstone (2 September 1879 – 11 October 1965) was the 22nd Attorney General of Ceylon. The son of Sir Howard Elphinstone, 3rd Baronet, Elphinstone was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge. He was appointed Attorney General of British Honduras in 1913, Solicitor General of Trinidad in 1919, and Attorney General of Tanganyika Territory in 1921. He was appointed Attorney General of Ceylon on 6 October 1924, succeeding Henry Gollan, and held the office until 1929. He was succeeded by Edward St. John Jackson.[2] From 1929 to 1932 he was the Chief Judge of the Federated Malay States. He was knighted in the 1931 New Year Honours.[3] References[edit]^ a b ELPHINSTONE, Sir Lancelot (Henry), Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2016 (online edition, Oxford University Press, 2014) ^ Amerasinghe, A. Ranjit B (1986), The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka : the first 185 years, Sarvodaya Book Pub. Services, ISBN 978-955-599-000-4  ^ "No. 33675"
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Henry Gollan
Sir Henry Cowper Gollan CBE
CBE
KC (1868-1949) was a British lawyer and judge. He served as Attorney General and Chief Justice of a number of British colonies in the early 20th Century. His last position before retirement was as Chief Justice of Hong Kong.Contents1 Early life 2 Legal appointments 3 Retirement 4 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Gollan was born on 8 January 1868 in Coquimbo, Chile. He was the son of Sir Alexander Gollan, K.C.M.G, a British diplomat.[1] He was educated at Charterhouse School. He obtained his Master of Arts degree from the University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh
in 1887, and was called to the bar by the Middle Temple
Middle Temple
in January 1891
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Alfred Lascelles
Sir Alfred George Lascelles KC (12 October 1857 - 9 February 1952) was the 20th Chief Justice of Ceylon. He was appointed on 1 May 1911 succeeding Joseph Turner Hutchinson and was Chief Justice until 1914. He was succeeded by Alexander Wood Renton.[1][2][3] Alfred George Lascelles was the son of Hon. George Edwin Lascelles (a son of the 3rd Earl of Harewood) and his wife Lady Louisa Nina Murray (daughter of the 4th Earl of Mansfield), and was born at Moor Hill, Harewood on 12 October 1857. He graduated from University College, Oxford, with a Bachelor of Arts and was admitted to Inner Temple in 1885 entitled to practice as a barrister.[4] Lascelles served as Crown Advocate of Cyprus from 1898 until 1902.[5] In May 1902 he was appointed Attorney General of Ceylon,[6] in which he acted as Chief Justice of Ceylon from 12 March to 31 October 1906.[3] He was Chief Justice of Ceylon from 1911 to 1914.[5] On 26 October 1911 he married Isabel Carteret Thynne
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Mohan Peiris
Peter Mohan Maithree Peiris, PC was the 43rd de facto Chief Justice of Sri Lanka. He previously held the post of Attorney General.[2] President Maithripala Sirisena Ab initio his position in 2015, and will not be count as a Chief Justice of Sri LankaContents1 Early life and family 2 Legal career2.1 Chief justice3 ReferencesEarly life and family[edit] Peiris was educated at St. Joseph's College, Colombo and Royal College, Colombo.[3] He played cricket for both schools.[3] Peiris was called to the bar on 19 June 1975 and became a Solicitor of the Courts of England and Wales in 1978.[3] Peiris's wife Priyanthi is also an attorney-at-law. Their teenage daughter Talia died in July 2002.[4] Peiris is a Roman Catholic and is a worshipper at All Saints’ Church, Borella.[5] Legal career[edit] After qualifying, Peiris worked for senior lawyers Daya Perera and D. R. P
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Samuel Grenier
Sir John Charles Samuel Grenier was a Barrister and the 17th Attorney General of Ceylon. He was appointed on 30 September 1886, succeeding Francis Flemming, and held the office until his death in 1892. He was succeeded by Charles Layard.[1] Grenier was born in Jaffna, Ceylon on 16 June 1840, son of Frederick Charles Grenier, Secretary of the District Court, Jaffna.[2][3] He started his career as a sub-editor on the Ceylon Examiner and later first secretary of the Colombo Municipality.[3] He was called to the Ceylon Bar in 1864 and started his legal career acting as a Puisne Judge on the Supreme Court Bench.[3] He was called to the English Bar in 1884 and appointed as Attorney-General of Ceylon in 1886.[3] He was knighted in 1891 in particular for this work on the Civil Procedure Code.[3] Grenier died in Colombo, Ceylon on 31 October 1892 from pneumonia aged 52.[4] References[edit]^ Amerasinghe, A
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