Visakesa Chandrasekaram has worked as a community law practitioner in Sri Lanka and Australia. He has held the role of Deputy Director at the National Association of Community Legal Centres. He has also held various roles in the NSW public service, including in the Attorney-General’s Department and Police Force. Working as an independent arts practitioner, Visakesa has written and presented several creative works, including the play Forbidden Area, the novel The King and the Assassin, and the feature films Frangipani and Paangshu. He was awarded a doctorate from the Australian National University for his research on the use of confessionary evidence under the counter-terrorism laws in Sri Lanka.
Faculty of Law, University of Colombo