An enthusiastic, personable, and self-motivated individual. Christine has an academic background, coupled with professional experience in criminal prosecutions, courtroom advocacy, multi-jurisdictional legal knowledge, and a particular interest in criminal law and international criminal justice issues.
Christine is a qualified barrister admitted to the Bar of England and Wales. Having passed the New York Bar Exam in July 2019, she is currently pending admission as an attorney to the New York Bar. She holds an LLM in International Law and International Relations and a First Class LLB Degree from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom. Christine pursued her Bar Professional Training Education (BPTC) at Nottingham Trent University, UK. Her remarkable achievement was her ability to secure pupillage as an International Student, after completing her BPTC- a very rare occurrence. In February 2018, Christine was an Observer at the United Nations Youth Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Christine is a skilled advocate. She worked as a Crown Prosecutor with the Crown Prosecution Service, Nottingham UK, where she prosecuted a wide range of criminal cases. More recently, Christine worked as an intern with the Prosecution Division of the International Criminal Court (ICC). She has demonstrated an ability to work on complex legal cases and contributed majorly to the investigation and future prosecution of cases arising in the situation in the Central African Republic II.
In her pastime, Christine loves to give back to the community by speaking at public engagements on professional and career development. Christine is also a mentor and a career coach with a special focus on young women.
Christine is passionate about contributing her skills and experience towards furthering the objectives of the organization.