Tonny Raymond Kirabira

Dr Tonny Kirabira


International Law, International Human Rights Law, Transitional justice; International Criminal Prosecution

Department of Law, Justice and Policing , Royal Docks School Of Business And Law

Dr. Tonny Raymond Kirabira is a legal practitioner and academic in the fields of public international law, international human rights and international relations.

Dr Kirabira is a legal practitioner, and previously worked as a Visiting Professional in the Office of Public Counsel for Victims at the International Criminal Court. He is the current Vice Chair of Uganda Law Society’s Research and Publications Committee, and has published widely in the fields of International Law, Human Rights and Transitional Justice. He is a socio-legal scholar published in leading journals and book series, a member of the Socio-Legal Studies Association and Society of Legal Scholars in the UK. 

Dr. Kirabira was a Visiting Fellow at the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa-LSE, the Danish National Research Foundation's Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) at University of Copenhagen, KU Leuven Institute of Criminology. He is also a research affiliate with the Refugee Law Initiative at University of London School of Advanced Study. He has also taught at University of Greenwich, University of Portsmouth and Royal Holloway, University of London. He is also a guest lecturer in different countries.


  • LLB (Uganda Christian University)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Law Development Centre)
  • LLM (University of Notre Dame)
  • PhD (University of Portsmouth)
  • Associate Fellow - Higher Education Academy

Areas Of Interest

  • Law and Society Justice
  • International law
  • Human rights
  • Policing
  • Criminology