Shanthi Sivakumaran joins Doughty Street Chambers

Doughty Street Chambers is delighted to announce that Shanthi Sivakumaran has joined our Inquests and Public Inquiries team from No5 Chambers.

Shanthi Sivakumaran (2015 call) has a broad public law practice and is currently instructed as Junior Counsel to Grenfell Tower Inquiry. Her background in immigration and asylum law complements her public law work. Shanthi is also regularly instructed to advise on the application of universal jurisdiction principles for organisations seeking accountability for international war crimes. 

"She is very good with clients, she makes them feel confident about their case, she empowers them whilst at the same time ensuring that complex areas of law can be understood. She is also careful in her approach and can ease clients though potential legal problems in their cases." (Solicitor)

Read more about Shanthi’s practice here.

Our Inquests and Public Inquiries team (ranked in Band 1 in Chambers & Partners) has established itself over a number of years as one of the leading providers in this field through its excellent and groundbreaking work. Please contact Melvin Warner to find out more information about Shanthi and our team.