Sushil Kumar

Called 2009

Sushil Kumar


Sushil’s practice encompasses all areas of criminal defence, including serious and organised violence, drugs, public disorder, and fraud. He has developed special expertise in defending professionals, sportsmen, and high net worth individuals facing prosecutions, notably in relation to road traffic offences and offences of violence.

Prior to joining chambers Sushil worked as a researcher at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law on the institute’s EU funded ‘Iran Project’, examining the adoption and implementation of international human rights instruments in the Islamic Republic of Iran. This included a comparative analysis of domestic criminal legal systems in Iran, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia.

Sushil went on to lecture German undergraduate students in Criminal Law and Public International Law at Bucerius Hochschule für Rechtswissenschaft in Hamburg, widely regarded as Germany’s leading law school. His lectures focussed on the Law of Armed Conflict (International Humanitarian Law) with particular attention paid to war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Areas of Expertise:

  • General Crime
  • Road Traffic Offences
  • Public International Law
  • Fraud & Financial Litigation

Associated work

Bucerius Hochschule für Rechtswissenchaft – Lecturer (Hamburg, Germany)

British Institute of International and Comparative Law – Researcher (London, UK)

Professional Memberships

  • The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Haldane Society
  • Phi Delta Phi (International Legal Fraternity)

Other Languages



2009 BVC, City Law School
2009 Inner Temple Exhibitioner 
2006 LLM, The American Legal System (Public International Law) - The College of William and Mary (USA) 
2006 Drapers’ Scholar
2005 LLB (Hons), Law and European Law - Queen Mary College, University of London
2004 Erasmus Scholar
2004 Erasmus Zertifikat für Rechtswissenschaft, German Law and Public International Law - Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (Germany)


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