“Mevan Bandara is charming, massively hard-working and very clever.”
Chambers Global 2020
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. Mevan has represented clients in DIFC-LCIA, DIAC, ICC, and ad hoc arbitrations seated in London, Dubai, Singapore and Sri Lanka. He specialises in cross-border disputes, construction, banking, real estate, maritime, and employment disputes. Mevan was a member of the legal team that represented one of the international banks at the ICSID Arbitration in an Oil Hedging dispute.
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. 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. Clients’ comments include: “Mevan Bandara is charming, massively hard-working, and very clever.”