Saman Galappatthi

State Mortgage & Investment Bank

Saman Galappatthi – Director

Mr. Saman Galappatthi had completed his secondary education from Mahinda College Galle. He entered the Faculty of Law of the University of Colombo and graduated with honors degree. He was enrolled as an Attorney-at-Law in the year 1994. He had started his legal career in the chambers of Mr. Mohan Peiris President’s Council the former Attorney General and the former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka.

After several years of private practice, he had joined Mercantile Investment & Finance PLC and had served as the Director Legal. He was elected as the Chairman of the Legal Circle of Finance Houses Association and served for two years from 2007.

He had held post of Director in the National Lotteries Board from 2010 to 2015 and the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation & development Corporation from 2013 to 2015.

He has an active practice over 25 years in the fields of Commercial Law, Companies Law, Land Law, Partition in District Courts, Commercial High Court, Civil Appeal High Court and Labour Law in Labour Tribunals and also in the fields of Writ Applications, Administrative Law and Fundamental Rights in Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

Mr. Saman Galappatthi is a delegate of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka and a member of Colombo Law Society. He is also an active member of the Organization of Professional Association.