Amrisha Parathalingam Direct Access

Call: 2004


Amrisha is a specialist criminal and regulatory practitioner and is a Grade 3 CPS prosecutor. Her recent criminal practice includes cases of increasing complexity and gravity ranging from homicide to fraud, sexual offences and offences of serious violence.

Amrisha’s meticulous preparation and approachable style make her a popular choice amongst instructing solicitors.


  • LLB(Hons), LLM University of Manchester
  • Called to the Bar of Sri Lanka: 2005


  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Bar Pro Bono Unit
  • Advocacy Trainer for Lincoln’s Inn
  • Sri Lanka Bar Association


  • Sinhalese


Direct Access

Amrisha is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public under the Bar Council’s Public Access Scheme. In addition she welcomes instruction from in house law departments, clients licensed by the Bar Council to directly instruct Barristers under the Licensed Access scheme and qualified foreign lawyers.

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