Dr. Sudhanshu Kumar

Associate Professor of Law


Co-Director, PACE

Faculty Incharge: Chair on Consumer Law and Practice




  • B.A.LL.B (hons.), Chanakya National Law University – 2006-2011
  • LL.M (Corporate Law and Governance), NALSAR – 2011-2013
  • Ph.D, NALSAR – 2020


Sudhanshu was previously an Assistant Professor at NALSAR, Hyderabad where he taught corporate and competition law for undergraduate and postgraduate students. He also headed the Centre for Corporate and Competition Laws at NALSAR. He was involved in multiple administrative roles, Government sponsored projects, and in training professionals and administrative officers on corporate and commercial laws.

Over the past few years, his research interests have revolved around the area of Antitrust Laws. Some of his publications include books on competition (listed below).

Research interests

Competition Law
Corporate law
Corporate Governance
Capital market and securities laws



  • REGULATING CARTELS IN INDIA: EFFECTIVENESS OF COMPETITION LAW, Routledge (Taylor & Francis UK) Nov. 2022. (South Asia edition 2023 forthcoming)
  • INDIAN COMPETITION LAW, Taxmann Publications, July 2021 (co-authored book)
  • GUIDE TO CAPITAL MARKET AND SECURITIES LAW, Thomson Reuters, July 2021 (co-authored)
  • S M DUGAR GUIDE TO COMPETITION LAW (Revised & Edited; 6 th , 7 th and 8 th Ed.)., Lexis Nexis 2016, 2018, 2019
  • THE LAW OF CONSUMER (Revised & Edited Book; 3 rd Ed.)., Lexis Nexis 2017
  • Specialist Editor, CR DATTA ON COMPANY LAW, TREATISE ON COMPANIES ACT 2013, 7 th Edition, LexisNexis, 2017


  • Protection of Stakeholders’ Interests in the Indian Corporate Landscape: Examining the ‘Ifs and Buts, Indian Law Review, (2024), 1–28. doi:10.1080/24730580.2024.2353531. (Co-authored)
  • Antitrust Concerns vis-a-vis Disruptive Innovation – Takeaways for Competition Commission of India, 19(1) Indian Journal of Law and Technology (2023). (Co-authored)
  • Ringfencing the leader: Need for identification in cartel enforcement, 8(1) Nalsar Law Review 41 (2023)
  • Conundrums of the application of Supply side substitutability to define Relevant Market, (2022) 8(2) NLS Business Law Review (forthcoming)
  • Competition Amendment Bill, 2022 – A Critical Examination, 55(1) Corporate Professionals Today 1 (Sept 2022)
  • Extending Antitrust to Indian Space and Defense Commerce, 54(7) Corporate Professionals Today 898 (August 2022)
  • Lifting of Association’s veil: Inadequacies in penalizing trade associations for anti-competitive behaviour, 7(1) Indian Competition Law Review 4. (NLU Jodhpur, July 2022)
  • Critical Examination of the use of Aggravating and Mitigating factors in Cartel cases in India, 6(1) Indian Competition Law Review 1. (NLU Jodhpur, Jan 2021)
  • F. Mustafa, JS Sohi, S. Chauhan, S. Kumar and V. Ganjiwale, ‘Suggestions for Reforms at the National Law Universities set up through State Legislations’ (Nalsar, 2018)
  • Assessment of Antitrust enforcement of cartels, 2(1) NJCL 63-76 (2015)