Nirogini Vichvaneadhdhiran

Mrs Nirogini Vichvaneadhdhiran

Department of Law, Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna

Bachelor of Laws Degree  University of Jaffna

Master of Laws – SAU, New Delhi, India

Reading for PhD in Law, at Griffith University, Australia

Attorney at –Law of the Supreme Court


Assistant Lecturer in Law 2017-2018

Lecturer (Probationary) 2018 to date

Mrs Nirogini is a highly experienced and dedicated lecturer of the Department of Law. Specializing in International Law, Intellectual Property Law, Private Law, and Criminal Law, Mrs Nirogini has a deep understanding of the intricacies and complexities of these areas of law. Her passion for the subject matter is evident in the way she teaches and the enthusiasm she brings to the classroom. With her wealth of experience and expertise, Mrs Nirogini is able to provide her students with a comprehensive and well-rounded education in the field of law. 

Mrs Nirogini is currently teaching a variety of subjects related to International Law, Intellectual Property Law, Private Law, and Criminal Law. Her extensive knowledge and expertise in these areas make her the perfect instructor to guide students through the complexities of these subjects.

Her International Law class covers the legal principles and rules governing relations between states and international organizations. In Intellectual Property Law, she covers the legal rights and responsibilities related to the protection of creative works and inventions. In Private Law, she teaches students about the legal principles and rules governing relationships between individuals and legal entities. In Criminal Law, she covers the offenses related to property & persons and the punishment of criminal offenses.

Mrs Nirogini’s classes are known for their interactive and engaging nature, where she encourages students to ask questions and participate in class discussions. Her approach to teaching is student-centered and she strives to create a learning environment that is inclusive and supportive. With her wealth of knowledge and expertise, Mrs Nirogini is able to provide her students with a comprehensive and well-rounded education in the field of law. 

One of her most notable accomplishments is being awarded the South Asian University (SAU) Merit Scholarship in 2019-2021. This scholarship recognizes her outstanding academic performance and her contributions to the university community. The scholarship is a testament to her hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence in education.

Mrs Nirogini has been awarded the GU International Postgraduate Scholarship (UGC) in recognition of her outstanding academic achievements and potential.

Artificial Intelligence v Intellectual Property Law: Challenges and Way forward, Colombo Law Review, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, 2022 (Abstract accepted and full paper submitted)

Decriminalizing Homosexuality in India and Sri Lanka: A Comparative Analysis, presented at the 1st Maanudam Research Conference, hosted by Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna, 2022

Forgotten sisters: Sexual Violence and war affected women with disabilities in Sri Lanka in Vijender Kumar, Naresh Kumar Vats, Himanshu Pandey (eds.), Human Rights and Disability Law: Global Perspective (Bharti Publication, New Delhi, 2020) chapter 23, 205-216

Is President above the Constitution?- A Discussion in the background of recent constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka, as co-author, presented at the 5th  International Conference on Contemporary Management, hosted by Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Jaffna, 2019

The Protection of Geographical Indication in Sri Lanka- a Critical overview and suggestion for Reform’, Neetham Law Journal -07(2018).

Impact of Prohibited Tobacco Products Regulations 2016 on Tobacco Industry in the district of Jaffna (2020)- Departmental qualitative and quantitative research

Presented a paper (Co-author) on ‘Third World Approaches to the preparation of UNCLOS and TRIPS Agreement: A Comparative Analysis on its effectiveness’, Workshop on Teaching and Researching International Law in Sri Lanka, Organized by Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, under the supervision of Professor Antony Anghie at National University of Singapore, 2019

Undergraduate Dissertation:
Protection of Geographical Indication in Sri Lanka- Legal Analysis (2016)

Postgraduate Dissertation:
Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual property: Legal analysis of the protection of Copyright
and Patent generated by Artificial Intelligence, (2021)

In addition to her teaching duties, Mrs Nirogini also serves as a student counselor. As a student counselor, she provides emotional and psychological support to students who may be experiencing personal, academic, or emotional difficulties. She also provides guidance and advice on how to navigate the university system and resources, and how to make the most of their educational experience.

 As the Basic Science Subject Coordinator, she efficiently coordinated the lecture programme for the first year, ensuring a smooth and productive learning experience for all students.