Deshan Hewavithana

Telephone no: 
+94 11 7559944 Ext: 210
Mobile no: 
+94 777 272 800

Deshan is the Head of the Criminal Defense Team of Sudath Perera Associates and is Partner of the firm. He specializes in litigation, with an emphasis on Criminal Law, Brand Protection, Anti-Counterfeiting and Anti-Piracy.

Deshan obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Colombo and was called to the Bar of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka in 1999. Three years later he joined Sudath Perera Associates. He is a life member of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka and the Colombo Law Society.

One of his many legal career highlights is taking part in the Global Congress of Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy.

He describes himself as a very determined and highly motivated person with an optimistic outlook. Outside of work, Deshan is a prominent member of the Lions Club International and likes to relax by watching cricket.