Mevan is a litigator and practices in the firm’s dispute resolution practice. He advises and represents clients in arbitration, DIFC Court litigation and on-shore litigation matters. In addition to advising client on regular commercial/contractual disputes, Mevan regularly acts for clients in high-value construction disputes and also advises on bankruptcy and restructure, maritime and shipping, insurance, employment, banking disputes and investment disputes. Mevan also assists clients in structuring joint ventures, franchises, distributorship and registered agencies. Much of his work has a cross boarder element, and he has represented clients in arbitrations seated in London, Dubai, Singapore and Sri Lanka. Mevan is a Legal 500 recognised practitioner. Clients’ comments include: “Mevan Bandara is charming, massively hard-working, and very clever.”
Prior to joining Afridi & Angell in 2016, Mevan was in the private bar of Sri Lanka and was employed as a Counsel at one of the leading law firms in Sri Lanka, whilst simultaneously practicing in the Law Chambers of Mr Justice Prasanna Jayawardena, President’s Counsel. He was also a visiting lecturer in Business Law at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and an examiner at the Sri Lanka Law College.