Kaminni Kumar

Equus Chambers



AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Criminal law and procedure
  • State and Commonwealth offences
  • Appeals

EXPERIENCE

Kaminni commenced her career in the law in January 2011, when she interned at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in the Hague, Netherlands. While there for six months, she was assigned to the Office of the Prosecutor and the case of Prosecutor v. Vojislav Seselj, IT-03-67-T during which time she assisted with work relating to crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder, torture and forced deportation committed in Hrtkovci, Serbia.

Admitted to practice in 2012, Kaminni commenced practising law in WA at a general practice law firm where she worked on various matters in criminal, family, and family inheritance law. From about August 2013, Kaminni worked closely with Anthony Eyers focussing on the practice of criminal law. She assisted in various complex criminal cases in the District and Supreme Courts including several murder trials.

Kaminni has acted as junior counsel in several high-level trials and in a few appeals and has conducted trials herself in the District Court. Kaminni is a member Legal Aid WA panels including the duty lawyer panel.

Kaminni is an enthusiastic, capable and dedicated member of chambers who is well-versed with court procedure and the law. She can act as counsel in Magistrates Court, Children’s Court and low-level District Court trials in Perth and country areas. Kaminni can also assist as a junior in Supreme Court trials and criminal appeals.