Faculty: Business and Law
School/department: Leicester De Montfort Law School
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
T: Ext: 8181
Chathuni Jayathilaka has an LLB (Hons), First Class and a PhD in law from the University of Edinburgh. She took up a lectureship in law at Leicester De Montfort Law School in 2015.
Chathuni's research interests are in the area of private law, and lie at the interface between contract law, property law and commercial law. Chathuni has a particular interest in legal history and Scots private law; and her work draws on comparative perspectives from England, Germany, France and South Africa. She is currently working on a long-term research project on the Scots contract of sale.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Jayathilaka, C. “The Warrandices Implied in the Sale of a Claim to Payment” (2016) Juridical Review 105.
[Forthcoming] Jayathilaka, C., Sale and the Implied Warranty of Soundness. Edinburgh Legal Education Trust: Edinburgh.
The contract of sale
LLB (Hons), First Class - The University of Edinburgh (2010)
PhD in Private Law - The University of Edinburgh (2015)
Society of Legal Scholars
North East Regional Obligations Group
Fellow, Higher Education Academy
“The Aedilitian remedies in Scotland” Ius Commune Conference, University of Maastricht. November 2016.
“Ownership and incorporeals” Modern Studies in Property Law Publication Workshop, Queens’ College, University of Cambridge. April 2017.
"The Aedilitian Remedies in Scotland". British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant, June 2017 - April 2019, Principle Investigator.
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