B.B.A (M S University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu);
LL.B. (Faculty of Law, University of Delhi);
LL.M. (Queen Mary, University of London)
Nikunj Kulshreshtha completed his Masters in Criminal Law from the Queen Mary University of London. Prior to that, he did his LL.B. from the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi during which time, he edited the 2nd Edition of the Quick Help Book ‘Women and Laws’ by Singhal Law Publications . After completing his masters, Nikunj practiced as a criminal lawyer for over a year in the district courts and the high court of Delhi.
Nikunj has been invited by various colleges, thinktanks and legal education portals to deliver talks on diverse subjects including ‘How to approach higher education in Law’, ‘Circumstantial evidence: Burden of proof for conviction’, and ‘Admission of Illegally Procured Evidence vs Ensuring Adherence to the Due Process of Law’.
He wrote a chapter titled ‘An Assessment of Policing Behaviour with regard to Offences against Women in India’ in the book ‘Revisiting Reforms in Criminal Justice System in India’, published by Thomson Reuters . He has published a column on ‘Exclusionary Rules of Evidence’ on Livelaw.in. His LLM dissertation ‘Ought the law on Rape/Sexual Assault law in India be gender neutral’ has been quoted by an author on gender neutrality in an article in the CSR Journal.
His primary areas of interest were criminal justice, comparative criminal jurisprudence, policing, medical jurisprudence, and gender rights.