Judge Chandra Nihal Jayasinghe


Mr. Chandra Nihal Jayasinghe (Sri Lanka) was recently  Sri Lanka High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

He previously served as a senior Presiding Judge of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka and President of the Court of Appeal of Sri Lanka. He served 22 years in the Attorney General’s Department, mostly in criminal work, where he was Senior State Counsel and eventually elevated to Deputy Solicitor General in 1994.

Mr. Jayasinghe was awarded Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Colombo, was a visiting scholar at University of Illinois, Chicago, and received a Diploma in Human Rights by University of Lund, Sweden.