Julius & Creasy

Sri Lanka

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

One of the oldest law firms in Sri Lanka, Julius & Creasy was established in 1879 and is known for its high-quality financial and corporate work. The firm has two offices in Colombo. 


Focusses/ specialisms       

In the banking space, the firm has significant experience advising foreign lenders on syndicated loans to domestic companies and the government. The firm also advises international banks, investment banks and fund managers on derivatives-related transactions. Additionally, the firm specializes in aircraft leasing and acts as local counsel to foreign lessors and financiers. 

In capital markets work, the firm takes on matters related to a wide range of financial products and transactions. These include options, futures, derivatives, bond issues, IPOs and listings, rights issues, private placements and debentures. 

The corporate and M&A team is experienced advising clients from a range of sectors, including technology and telecommunications, food and beverage, professional services, insurance and real estate. 


Key clients 

Key clients include Blue Point Capital Partners and HID CID. 


Client feedback: 32nd edition (2022/2023) 


"J&C were very responsive and always made themselves available despite the time difference with the UK. They never missed a deadline and would keep us updated. The work that they completed was of an excellent standard and we would know that it would be completed to a very high standard. Additionally, the members of J&C we worked with were all very friendly and we very much enjoyed working with them." 


Project development

"Unlike many lawyers in Sri Lanka, Julius & Creasy lawyers were very prompt and very passionate about their undertakings."