Practitioners generally agree that the oldest law firms in Sri Lanka
have maintained their dominant positions in the legal market and both
FJ&G de Saram and Julius & Creasy still command sizeable market
shares. However, a partner notes that an increasing number of high
profile clients are going towards the newer firms in in the country:
"Both the established large firms and younger firms have been working on
the largest projects in Sri Lanka....
CONTEXT AND TRENDS
Funds for infrastructure projects in Sri Lanka have continued to come in from overseas, despite global economic conditions. Besides Chinese government funding, there has been strong interest from private investors, according to practitioners....