Hannah Tonkin


Dr Hannah Tonkin is a Legal Adviser at the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). She also teaches International Law at the University of Oxford and she is a barrister at Garden Court Chambers, London. In the past, she worked as a lawyer at the SCSL, ICTY, ICTR and ICC. She holds a BCL and DPhil from the University of Oxford, where she studied as a Rhodes Scholar. Her book "State Control over Private Military and Security Companies in Armed Conflict" (CUP) was published in 2011.

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A Response to Carsten Hoppe: Minimising the regulatory gap – a flexible interpretation of Article 5 of the ILC Articles

Editors note: Hannah Tonkin is currently a Law Clerk to President Judge Kirsch in the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court. She is also writing a DPhil at the University of Oxford on States' International Obligations to Control Private Military and…

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