Rohit Kumar

New Delhi

I completed my law degree from University of Delhi, Campus Law Center and registered with Bar Council of Delhi. Works with National Campaign for People's Right to Information (NCPRI).

Before joining NCPRI, I worked with Delhi base non governmental organization "Lawyers Collective", where I was responsible for working for rights of People living with HIV and Hepatitis C, by ways of opposing Patents of essential medicine and was involved in advocacy for affordable treatment and medicine.

I have long been committed to environmental protection. As an Environmental Science major in college, I gained a foundation in chemical and biological sciences as they relate to the environment. I swayed to work for environment after watching Al gore's "An Inconvenient Truth". But it was my community outreach work with various organizations, educating members of the public about efforts to fight global warming,environmental hazards, and ecological degradation, made me realize to learn to use law as a tool for environmental protection.

I have gained significant experience in environmental law and litigation. Through my coursework in the Post Graduate Diploma in International Environmental law at Indian Society of International Law, Delhi, this includes Environmental Law and Policy, Public Lands Law, Environmental Pollution, and Water Resources Law, and it developed my understanding to the issues of laws and regulations, and stakeholders that shape legal environmental advocacy.

My previous training at the chamber of Senior Advocate Shyam Divan enhanced my legal aptitude and made me familiar with the working of Supreme Court and National Green Tribunal, and I gained experienced in environmental law as domain of practice in Indian courts, while working with Mr Divan. I also worked with National Human Rights commission (NHRC), there I attached with various division of Commission and grasp the overall working of NHRC in ensuring human rights in country.

Presently I litigates matter with other advocates in Supreme court of India, and High court of Delhi.

  • Work
    • Lawyer
  • Education
    • Bsc Life Science, LLB University of Delhi