Mr. Navneel Sharma

Assistant Lecturer 

USP Statham Campus, Suva, Fiji

Phone: +679 323-2985





Mr. Navneel Sharma joined USP in 2020 where he currently lectures and tutors in Torts, Administrative and Constitutional Law.

Prior to joining the University, Navneel held a number of senior roles within the Fijian Governmentand has experience in a wide range of fields. He was the former Chief Legal Counsel with the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service, Director of the Africa, Americas, Middle East, Europe and Russia Bureau at the Fiji Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a Principal Legal Officer with the Republic of Fiji Military Forces. Navneel has also worked in private practice as well as had teaching experience with the University of Fiji.

Navneel is the recipient of the Multinational Force and Observes Peace Medal, United Nations Peace Medal and the Fiji General Service Medal. He is also Scholar of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association.

Navneel has successfully bridged towards his Doctoral studies by completing a Direct Research Project thesis.



  • LLB, LLM Hons. Waikato, IPLS NZ, PGDDIA USP


Research Interests

  • Law of Armed Conflict
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Vicarious Liability




Sharma, N. (2023). A non-delegable option in the Taxi-Sector in Fiji. Comparative Law Journal of the South Pacific, Vol.29.


Sharma, N. (2023). The King Can Do No Wrong. Comparative Law Journal of the South Pacific, Vol.28, 73-82.


Sharma, N. (2011). An Examination of Australia’s current Foreign Policy Stand with Fiji.  Inter-Pacific Bar Association Journal,Vol.63.

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