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Dr. A.M.A. Azeez 

  • Prof.Sornarajah has been teaching Law at Universities in the US, Canada, Brazil, China, India and many other parts of the world
  • Prof.Sornarajah was Head of the Law School at the University of Tasmania

The Dr. A.M.A. Azeez Commemoration Meeting and the Memorial Oration will be held on February 17 (Saturday) at 9.45 a.m. at the Ghaffoor Hall, Zahira College, 406, Orabi Pasha Mawatha, Colombo 10 

The Dr. A.M.A. Azeez Commemoration Meeting and the Memorial Oration will be held on February 17 (Saturday) at 9.45 a.m. at the Ghaffoor Hall, Zahira College, 406, Orabi Pasha Mawatha, Colombo 10.
Prof. M. Sornarajah, Emeritus Professor of Law, National University of Singapore, will deliver the Oration on the subject “The Law in the Speeches of Senator Azeez, the Muslim Tamil Leader of Ceylon, and its Present Significance”.  Capt. A.G.A. Barrie, International Project Consultant and M.C. Rasooldeen, Editor of Colombo Times, will also speak at the meeting.


 The Meeting will be jointly chaired by Khalid M. Farouk, President of the Dr. A.M.A. Azeez Foundation and Ihsaan A. Hameed, National President of the All Ceylon YMMA Conference.
Prof. Sornarajah had his primary and secondary education at Royal College, Colombo. He entered the University of Ceylon and graduated with LL.B was a Lecturer in the Law Faculty. He obtained his Master’s Degree LL.M at the Yale Law School, U.S.A., LL.M and  Ph.D at King’s College, University of London.
He was Head of the Law School at the University of Tasmania. During his sabbatical leave he spent a year at the University of Cambridge and wrote a book on the International Law on Foreign Investment, which established him in this field. He obtained the LL.D at the University of London for his published research in international law.
 In 1986 he relocated to Singapore as Professor of Law at the National University of Singapore. After retirement he continued to teach there. He has been teaching Law at Universities in the US, Canada, Brazil, China, India and many other parts of the world.  He built up a practice as a lawyer in international investment law and appeared for several states of the world, and still works as an arbitrator in cases involving disputes between states and multinational companies.
Prof. Sornarajah is a leading academic in his field and excelled in his profession internationally.
 All are welcome to this public meeting.    


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