D.L. & F. De Saram is one of the oldest general practice law firms in Sri Lanka. The firm consists of four governing partners, five associate partners and 25 associates. The general areas of practice include corporate/commercial litigation, foreign investment, banking and finance, project finance and infrastructure projects, securitisation, admiralty, international trade and shipping, intellectual property, information technology, employment, insurance and tax. The firm has grown to be the leading firm in matters of admiralty being local correspondents for leading P&I clubs.
The firm acts as legal counsel to China Harbour Engineering Company Limited in the implementation of the Port City Development Project by the Port of Colombo and a private party engaged in the next phase of development of the Magampura Port at Hambanthota.