Vivekananthan Sasitharan was called to the Ontario Bar in January 2016.
Vivekananthan Sasitharan started his legal education at the Sri Lanka Law College and passed the final year exam with honors. He took oath as an Attorney-at-law before the Chief Justice and two other Sri Lankan Supreme Court Judges in December 2000.
After being called to the bar, he joined hands with his father, Mr. C.V. Vivekananthan and brother, Mr. Vivekananthan Puvitharan, President’s Counsel, in the legal profession. Mr. Vivekananthan Sasitharan has appeared in Civil, Criminal and Commercial Cases in the District Courts, Commercial High Courts, High Courts and Appellate Courts of Sri Lanka. Some of the cases which V. Sasitharan appeared in are reported in the Sri Lanka Law Report and The Bar Association Law Journal.
His father, Mr. C.V. Vivekananthan is a senior and most eminent lawyer in Sri Lanka who has been practising in the legal profession for more than 45 years. Mr. C.V. Vivekananthan is a much acclaimed personality in the Sri Lankan legal profession.
His brother, Mr. Vivekananthan Puvitharan, President’s Counsel, is a well-established lawyer in Sri Lanka with over 25 years of experience who started off his legal profession as State Counsel and is now having his own private practice.
Sasitharan obtained his Higher Diploma in Computer based System and Management at NIBM (Sri Lanka) and has also completed Australian Computer Society Computing certificate (ACS).
- Member of Ontario Bar Association
- Member of Canadian Bar Association
- Life Member of Sri Lanka Bar Association
- Life Member of Colombo Law Society
- Chavakachcheri Hindu College, Sri Lanka
- Bambalapitiy Hindu College, Sri Lanka