top of page

Sidharth S. Kumar

Senior Associate




Sidharth is member of the disputes and white-collar defense and investigations team at BTG Advaya. 

He has over seven years of experience, especially in the areas of securities regulation and litigation.


Sidharth has a keen eye for detail and a profound understanding of the complexities of corporate law.
Prior to joining BTG, Sidharth was an officer in the legal department of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), India's capital markets regulator. At SEBI, his role involved providing legal assistance in investigating potential violations, pursuing enforcement actions, and representing the regulatory authority in legal and settlement proceedings. He was also involved in corporate finance, investigations, surveillance and recovery and drafting policies that would have an impact on the capital markets of the country.

Sidharth has a keen interest in technology and automation of processes related to case management and legal research. He assited SEBI in developing a one-of-its-kind calculator for deriving an indicative amount for settlement of offences under the securities laws. The calculator enables speedy consideration of settlement applications and arithmetic accuracy of the amount derived.

Sidharth read the law from the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, and is a member of the State Bar Council of Kerala.

Practice Areas

Regulatory, Policy and Advocacy
White Collar Defense and Investigations


Aviation, Aerospace and Defence
Industrials and Manufacturing
Technology, Media & Communications
Financial Services

bottom of page