Tomas Hamilton


Tomas Hamilton has worked for over 10 years in international criminal law and human rights, at the United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials (UNAKRT) at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia (ECCC), in judicial chambers at the International Criminal Court (ICC), and at a leading criminal law firm in London. Tomas holds a BA (Hons) from the University of Oxford, an LLB from the London College of Law, an LLM from the University of Cambridge, and a PhD in Law from King’s College London, was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2011 and is a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn.

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Corporate accountability and Iranian drones in the Ukraine war: Could sanctions lead to prosecutions for international crimes?

Throughout the Ukraine conflict, allegations have been made against foreign businesses for providing various types of direct or indirect support for Russia’s military attacks. Most recently, firms were placed under US sanctions on 15 November 2022 for ‘the production or ongoing transfer to Russia of Iranian unmanned aerial vehicles used by Russia [in] devastating attacks…

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Why the ICC’s termination of proceedings against deceased Kenyan defendant Paul Gicheru should not be the end of the matter

On 26 September 2022, an ICC defendant, Mr Paul Gicheru, died in Kenya at the age of 52, prompting the New York Times, Radio France Internationale and Voice of America to report on the suspicious circumstances surrounding his sudden demise. Mr Gicheru passed away at home after visiting a…

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