Sri Lanka Rugby enlists legal expert | Sunday Observer

Sri Lanka Rugby enlists legal expert

14 August, 2022

Sri Lanka Rugby has appointed Panduka Keerthinanda who is said to be an expert in sports law as its legal officer.

Keerthinanda holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colombo and is a senior practitioner at the Bar specializing is criminal and civil law.

He is a former chairman of the Sugathadasa National Sports Complex Authority, member of the National Sports Council and legal consultant to the Sports Ministry (2010-2015).

“We are extremely happy that we appointed a very keen sports enthusiast and legal person who has tremendous experience in civil law and sports as our legal officer. I am confident that Panduka will deliver the rest for the benefit of sport,” said Sri Lanka Rugby president Rizly Illyas.