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Chief Justice

Neville Dunbar Mirahawatte Samarakoon, chief justice. Member of Disciplinary Board Lawyers, Bar Council Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka National Group in Permanent Court of Arbitration.

Background

Samarakoon, Neville Dunbar Mirahawatte was born on October 22, 1919 in Badulla, Sri Lanka. Son of Alfred Charles Warnabarana Samarakoon and Rajapakasa Wasala (Mirahawatte) Samarakoon Kumarihamy.

Career

Crown counsel Attorney General's Department, Sri Lanka, 1948—1951. Private practice Sri Lanka, since 1952. Her Majesty's counsel, 1968.

Chief justice Sri Lanka, since 1977. Chairman Judicial Service Commission, Council Legal Education.

Membership

Member of Disciplinary Board Lawyers, Bar Council Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka National Group in Permanent Court of Arbitration.

Connections

Married Mary Patricia Mulholland. Children: Jeannie, Michael, Romanie.

father:
Alfred Charles Warnabarana Samarakoon Kumarihamy

mother:
Rajapakasa Wasala (Mirahawatte) Samarakoon Kumarihamy

spouse:
Mary Patricia Mulholland

child:
Jeannie Samarakoon

child:
Michael Samarakoon

child:
Romanie Samarakoon