Kaminni Kumar

Equus Chambers


  • Crime – State, Commonwealth offences and appeals
  • Regulatory offences
  • Family law – Property and custodial disputes


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 a case at the Office of the Prosecutor, comprising a multiple-count indictment of crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder, torture and forced deportation committed in Hrtkovci, Serbia.

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 until 2016, Kaminni worked closely with senior barristers 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 also appeared as junior counsel in several trials and appeals.

Since joining the independent bar in 2016, Kaminni has built a busy practice in all jurisdictions including the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal, accepting both private and government funded briefs. Kaminni also now authors chapters on the WA Criminal CodeCriminal Procedure Act and Criminal Appeals Act in the ‘Criminal Law Western Australia’ publication by LexisNexis.