Amit Kumar Sinha


Amit Kumar Sinhaedited


Assistant Professor


LL.M. (SAU); B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.) (HNLU); JRF (UGC)


Office Address

16, Faculty of Law (Old Building)
North Campus, University of Delhi
Chhatra Marg, Delhi (IN)-110007

Research Interests

Public International Law
International Investment Law and Arbitration
International Commercial Arbitration
International Trade Law

Subjects Taught

Public International Law; International Investment Law
International Commercial Arbitration; Media Law

Brief Biodata

Amit Kumar Sinha is Assistant Professor at the Law Centre – I, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. Prior to joining the University of Delhi, he was working at the School of Law, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India. His areas of interest include International Investment Law, International Commercial Arbitration and Public International Law. He has obtained his LL.M in International Legal Studies, from the Faculty of Legal Studies, South Asian University, New Delhi and B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) from Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur. He holds Junior Research Fellowship (JRF-NET) awarded by University Grant Commission, India. He has published articles in diverse areas, including human rights, international investment law, and public international law, in various national and international journals. He received the Young Scholars Award by Asian Society of International Law and Cambridge University Press, in 2019 for his article Non-Precluded Measure Provisions in Bilateral Investment Treaties of South Asian Countries published in the Asian Journal of International Law.

Representative Publications

  1. Feminist Overview of International Investment Law - A Preliminary Inquiry, Vol. 24(1) Journal of International Economic Law (Oxford University Press) (2021) 99-125 (with Pushkar Anand)
  2. An Inquiry into the Scope of MFN Provisions in Bilateral Investment Treaties, Vol. 45 (2) Brooklyn Journal of International Law (2020) 679
  3. Necessary' Nexus Requirement Link in General Exception Provisions of South Asian Bilateral Investment Treaties and Some Insight on Its Interpretative Approaches in Context of South Asia, Chinese Journal of Comparative Law (Oxford University Press). Volume 5, Issue 1, 1 March 2017, Pages 129–153.
  4. Non-Precluded Measure Provisions in Bilateral Investment Treaties of South Asian Countries, Asian Journal of International Law (Cambridge University Press), Volume 7, Issue 2, July 2017, pp. 227-263.
  5. Book Review: Necessity and National Emergency Clauses: Sovereignty in Modern Treaty Interpretation (Leiden, Netherland: International Litigation in Practice, Brill Nijhoff, 2012) by Diane A. Deiserto, in Indian Journal of International Law (Springer Nature), 56, 123–126 (2016).
  6. Protecting the Rights of Tribals, The Hindu (27th February 2017)
  7. Human Rights in Era of Globalization: Indian Perspective, Madras Law Journal (Lexis Nexis), 245 (6) Madras Law Journal 124-136 (2010).
  8. Homosexuality in India: Better Late than Never, India Law Journal, ILJ, Vol 3, Issue 4, 2010.

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