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Shivani Jegarajah joins Advisory Excellence as the exclusive Immigration Law member in the United Kingdom

Advisory Excellence, the world’s leading exclusive network of advisory professionals & firms is delighted to introduce that Shivani Jegarajah has joined Advisory Excellence as our exclusive Immigration Law member in the United Kingdom.

Called to the UK Bar in 1993, Shivani has been providing cutting edge advice and legal representation in her specialist field of immigration and related human rights ever since. Renowned for taking a pro-active and sometimes aggressive approach to the law, she also has the personal touch which gives her clients confidence in her ability to achieve their desired outcome. She is able to think “outside the box” and make legal arguments that may not have been considered previously, thereby setting a precedent for other cases.

Shivani has represented clients before the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal as well as at First Tier and Upper Tribunal level. Her ability to convince a judge or tribunal of the merits of complex cases is unrivalled. She is a firm believer in the rights of every asylum seeker or migrant to be heard and she will fight to convince the Court to take into account all the applicant’s circumstances before reaching its decision. She has a track record of preventing deportations via Judicial Review and has been succeessful in getting deportees taken off flights at the last minute.

More recently, Shivani has represented clients involved in disciplinary proceedings where their livelihoods are threatened by allegations of professional misconduct. This includes BSB, SRA, GMC and NMC cases.

Shivani has often appeared in the media in relation to Human Rights issues such as being asked to analyse the leaked draft of the Counter Terrorism Act in Sri Lanka and its consequences for Tamils.

If you require assistance in this area, please get in touch with Shivani directly or with the Advisory Excellence head office here in London for an introduction: info@advisoryexcellence.com

 

Liliana Bakayoko joins Advisory Excellence as the exclusive International Business Law member in France

Advisory Excellence, the world’s leading exclusive network of advisory professionals & firms is delighted to introduce that Liliana Bakayoko has joined Advisory Excellence as our exclusive International Business Law member in France.

Liliana Bakayoko has been named Leading International Business Lawyer of the Year – Paris under Acquisition International’s Leading Adviser Awards 2023.

She is an Attorney at Law at the Paris and Sofia Bars, a Doctor of Law and a former Professor of Law.

She has nearly 20 years of experience as a lawyer and ten years of experience in teaching law.

She has valuable know-how in cross-border transactions and business-government relations.

She has also built solid experience in information technology law (cyberlaw). She has significantly increased her knowledge in this field while advising one of the world’s leading information technology companies.

Liliana Bakayoko is a Consultant in International Investment, Government Relations, and Business Development for a major U.S. company that provides corporate and government clients with expert-led, technology-driven risk management solutions.

She advised a renowned U.S. international energy development company on issues related to the IGB interconnection pipeline between the Greek and Bulgarian gas systems.

She is also an arbitrator at the Arbitration Court of the Association of European Attorneys.

High Proficiency in Law

High proficiency in law in fields such as business law, private international law, company law, contract law, information technology law, intellectual property law, and procedural law.

In addition to her background as a legal practitioner, Liliana Bakayoko has gained valuable theoretical experience by teaching, for ten years, various legal subjects in higher education institutions that are among the best in France. Before devoting herself to the development of her law firm, she taught law at the University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), and she was a Professor of Law at the European Business School (EBS), the École Supérieure d’Administration et de Management (ESAM) and the École Supérieure de Commerce de Lille (ESC Lille). She was also a trainer of lawyers in private international law at the École de Formation professionnelle des Barreaux de la Cour d’appel de Paris (EFB).

If you require assistance in this area, please get in touch with Liliana directly or with the Advisory Excellence head office here in London for an introduction: info@advisoryexcellence.com

Anomi Wanigasekera joins Advisory Excellence as the exclusive Litigation member in Sri Lanka

Advisory Excellence, the world’s leading exclusive network of advisory professionals & firms is delighted to introduce that Anomi Wanigasekera has joined Advisory Excellence as our exclusive Litigation member in Sri Lanka.

Julius & Creasy is a Civil law firm established in the year 1879. With its 140-year history, Julius & Creasy is one of the oldest law firms in Sri Lanka. Its reputation is one that has been built on rich tradition as well as the calibre of professionals passing through its corridors. The firm offers an extensive range of full legal services in the fields of Corporate, Commercial, Banking, Insurance, Tax, Property and Construction, Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Telecommunications, Infrastructure, Shipping, Maritime and Admiralty, Commercial Litigation, Arbitration and Employment Law.

The Intellectual Property division of the firm advises on diverse areas ranging from patent, trademark, copyright, industrial designs, domain names, involving sundry fields such as biotechnology, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, computers, software, media, entertainment etc. Our clients represent numerous multinational companies, which include a majority of the Fortune 500 companies. We also act for several leading Sri Lankan conglomerates. We are regularly instructed by some of the leading Trademark Agents in the UK, USA, EC, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and India.

Anomi heads our Intellectual Property Group.

She has extensive experience in the full range of enforcement, management and transactional matters pertaining to Intellectual Property law, including representing clients before the National Intellectual Property Office, acting for multinationals as well as Sri Lankan conglomerates in respect of infringement actions, applying for injunctions and search and/or seizure orders.

Anomi also overlooks the drafting and reviewing of contracts and advises on regulatory compliance matters.

If you require assistance in this area, please get in touch with Anomi directly or with the Advisory Excellence head office here in London for an introduction: info@advisoryexcellence.com