Since its inception in 1975 Colombo Law Society has been providing various services to its members and other lawyers. Apart from traditional services rendered, with the outbreak of COVID -19 pandemic in February 2020, Colombo Law Society has provided yeomen service to its members and the lawyers who frequent Court Complexes in Colombo with preventive and safety hygiene measures. It is our paramount concern to safeguard our members and create a safe and secure environment for them to practice.
CLS Secretariat is located at the High Court Complex at Hulftsdorp. CLS staff is ready to provide the members with secretarial service to its members from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm on weekdays. Any inquiry regarding issues faced by members and the activities of CLS are attended to swiftly.
CLS has provided the Lounge facility to its members to relax after a busy day's practice. The lounge is situated adjoining the CLS Secretariat. It has ample reading, relaxing facilities. CLS cafeteria adjoining the CLS Lounge provides its members and all other lawyers who frequent Hulftsdorp with all three meals and snacks. Cafeteria is open from 8 am to 5 pm every weekday.
Since the first COVIS 19 wave in March 2020 CLS has been disinfecting the Courthouses and Court premises in Hulftsdorp continuously. Initially the project started as a joint effort with Colombo Law Library. Apart from disinfection CLS has provided all High Courts, Commercial High Court and District Courts courthouses with thermometers. CLS has also provided ample hand washing and sanitizing facilities to all lawyers, staff and public. Our efforts have build confidence in lawyers , staff and public to come to Courts in Colombo.
CLS participated in two successful programs to vaccinate its members. In line with the government health guidelines CLS pioneered to prepare Guidelines for the conduct of Courts during the first wave itself. Since the first wave CLS has been disinfecting the Colombo Courthouses daily. All members are advised to strictly follow the health guidelines
If you are an Attorney - at - Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, you can become a member of Colombo Law Society. You may apply for Life Membership or the Ordinary Membership which is only valid for a period of one year. Further details are in the Application Forms or do not hesitate to contact CLS Secretariat for details.