Biography

Sachintha is a DPhil student in Public International Law supervised by Professor Catherine Redgwell and Dr. Antonios Tzanakopoulos. His research focuses on the immunities of international organizations and the right of access to court in international law. In particular, he is exploring the implementation of the legal responsibility of international organizations by challenging their jurisdictional immunity through the right of access to court.

He is the recipient of the Honorè Scholarship from the Law Faculty and The Queen’s College and is also the Firth Senior Scholar at The Queen’s College. 

Sachintha is the Co-Convenor of the Public International Law Discussion Group and a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Public International Law. He also holds a Lectureship in Jurisprudence at The Queen’s College, Oxford.

Having completed his LL.B with First Class Honours at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sachintha completed the Bachelor of Civil Law with Distinction at Oxford in 2015. He is an Attorney-at-law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka. He has worked as a State Counsel at Sri Lanka’s Attorney General’s Department and as a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Colombo. He has also clerked under Hon. Justice Saleem Marsoof at the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka. 

 

 

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Public International Law 

International Organizations 

Right of Access to Court 

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Jurisprudence, Public International Law

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