Researcher in Human Rights and International (Criminal) Law

Tomas Hamilton 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. Prior to joining Rethinking SLIC*, Tomas worked for 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 draws on over 10 years of experience in criminal law and human rights for his academic research into secondary liability, with a specific interest in the arms trade. His forthcoming book entitled ‘The Arms Trade and International Criminal Law’ explores how the legal cultures of international justice have prioritised the prosecution of military and political figures to the exclusion of commercial actors.

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Tomas Hamilton


The project Rethinking SLIC* will be executed by an international team of researchers, working at the University of Amsterdam.