The Unofficial Bar in Sri Lankan courts refer to the lawyers engaged in private practice,  as opposed to the Official Bar, which is made up of lawyers working for the Attorney-General's Department. The President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka is considered as the de facto leader of the Unofficial Bar. While the Attorney-General is considered as the leader of the Official Bar.
- "Legal luminaries sworn in as President's Counsel". Archived from the original on 2011-06-05. Retrieved 2011-09-10.