Ruwan Wathukarage

Since coming to the Bar, Ruwan regularly advises and appears in matters before Supreme Court, Federal Court of Australia and other courts and tribunals.

Since 2009, Ruwan has mediated more than 1000 disputes as a qualified mediator. Ruwan is a Nationally Accredited Mediator and provides mediation services for clients.

Ruwan uses his combined experience in mediation and litigation to provide the best possible outcome for the clients in the most cost-effective manner.

Ruwan holds a Master of Laws degree, specialising in litigation and dispute resolution from the University of Queensland.

Junior Counsel

Year of Admission to the NSW Bar: 2018

Commercial Law
Workers Comp
Common/Personal Injuries
Consumer Protection
Building and Construction
Family provisions/Wills/Probate

Wathukarage, Ruwan. “Independence of The Judiciary in Sri Lanka: An Institutional Analysis of Its Woes.” LAWASIA Journal, (2007): 187-209.


ADRA 2023 Gala "Beyond Litigation: Mediation for a changing society"



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