Sanjit Dias, LL.M.

Research Fellow

Project Activities

Maldives and Sri Lanka

Areas of Expertise

Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Administrative Law, Public International Law

Other Activities and Research Interests

Comparative Constitutional Law, Fourth Branch Institutions, Independence of the Judiciary

Since 07/2023 Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

08/2022–05/2023 Master of Laws, Harvard Law School

02/2020–07/2022 Attorney-at-Law, Supreme Court of Sri Lanka

08/2019–02/2020 Legal Apprenticeship, Sri Lanka Law College

08/2018–08/2019 Legal Research Officer (Judicial Clerk) to the late Hon. Justice Prasanna Jayawardena, President’s Counsel, Judge of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka.

02/2015–07/2018 LL.B. (Hons), Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • Dias, S, Between a rock and a hard place: The constitutional role of the Attorney-General in Sri Lanka (2022) 6 INDIAN L. REV. 434
  • Bar Association of Sri Lanka