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.

Sachintha is the Co-Convenor of the Public International Law Discussion Group. He has taught Public International Law as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Law Faculty and Jurisprudence as a lecturer at The Queen's College

He is the receipient of the Law Faculty Graduate Assistance Fund Scholarship, the Firth Senior Scholarship from the Queen's College and the Honoré Scholarship from the Law Faculty and The Queen’s College. 

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. 

 

 

Research programmes

Research Interests

Public International Law 

International Organizations 

Right of Access to Court 

Options taught

Jurisprudence, Public International Law

Research projects