Allan Munyao Mukuki is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya as well as a Commissioner for Oaths. He is presently a PhD Candidate at the Leiden University in the Netherlands. He is also a holder of an LL.M in International Law and the Law of International Organizations, from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He has an LL.B (Hons) from the University of Nairobi, he is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London). He further holds a post-graduate diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law. Allan is also a scholar from the Hague Academy of International Law.
Some of his many roles in the legal profession include: Director of International Partnerships; a Doctoral Fellow; member of the Management Committee and moot court coordinator, all for Strathmore Law School; Research Fellow for the African Region (Kenya), for the European Research Council Grant Project on the interpretation of customary international law; Research Fellow for the Strathmore Institute of Advanced Studies in International Criminal Justice (SIASIC); member, Law Society of Kenya, Legal Education Standards (Advocates Training Program) Ad-Hoc Committee. Allan is also a Legal researcher in the Office of the Solicitor General, Kenya, for the Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya), a case that is currently before the International Court of Justice.
Allan has previously worked at A.F Gross Advocate; in various legal institutes; in governmental agencies and in the Judiciary of Kenya. His areas of specialization include Public International Law, The Law of International Organizations, International Humanitarian Law, International and Regional (EAC) Refugee Law and Legal Policy Development.
Further, Allan has been involved in various legal consultancies and projects; he has published several peer reviewed legal articles, a legal monograph and presented several legal papers in international conferences around the world. He has also developed several policy documents for Strathmore University as well as (currently operational) manuals and laws for the operation of the Judiciary as well as governmental agencies.
During his free time, Allan is dedicated to his Education Foundation that offers education for the less fortunate children in the society and in mentorship causes as well.
- Public International Law
- International Humanitarian Law
- International Institutional law
- International Refugee Law
- Evidence Law
- Family & Succession Law
- Mukuki Allan M., (2018). ‘Reimagining the Concept of Forced Migration in The Face of Climate Change’. Groningen Journal of International Law (GRoJIL 7 (1)), 2019.
- Mukuki Allan M., & Muthoni Sandra B. (2018). National Security Vs The Principle Of Non-Refoulement: Where Do The Scales Tilt?. African Union Commission on International Law Journal, 2019.
- Mukuki Allan M., (2018). The sacrosanct? The challenge in holding the United Nations responsible for the failure to prevent genocide. Strathmore Law School Journal Volume 3 (2), 2019.
- Mukuki, Allan M. (2017). The Nexus between Counter Terrorism and Human Rights with a Perspective on Cyber Terrorism, International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Vol: 4, No: 2, 2017.
- Mukuki, Allan M. (2016). The Various Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mechanisms and Access to Justice in Kenya, Kenya Law Review Journal Vol 5: (No.1, May 2016), pp. 205-218.
- Mukuki, Allan M. (2016). Becoming a Model UN Delegate: An Essential Guide through the MUN World’ pp. 59, MUNPlanet.
- Mukuki, Allan M. (2016). The Normative Irrelevance of Austin’s Command Theory in International Law, Mimbar Hukum Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 569-582.
- Mukuki Allan M., and Wabuke Emmah K. (eds) (2015). Commentary on the Principle of Non-Refoulement in Refugee Law: Challenges and Opportunities, Lambert Academic Publishing.
- Mukuki Allan M., (2016). ‘Environmental Refugees: Is it time to reconsider the refugee definition in international law?’ (LLM Thesis).
- Mukuki Allan M., (2013). ‘The Refugee Influx Dilemma: Is Kenya at a crossroad?’ (LLB Thesis).
Conference Papers, Presentations & Colloquium
- ‘The sacrosanct? The fallacy in holding the United Nations responsible for the failure to prevent genocide’. Strathmore Law School Colloquium, 24th February, 2017.
- ‘The Nexus between Counter Terrorism and Human Rights with a Perspective on Cyber Terrorism’ - ICCTS 2017: 19th International Conference on Conflict, Terrorism and Society on February, 16-17, 2017 London, United Kingdom.