Dr. Suzgo Lungu has over 17 years of professional experience in the provision of legal advice to governments, international organisations and civil societies in the area of public international law including international criminal law, international humanitarian law, international trade law, development law and international human rights law and various contexts of domestic law at both national and international levels.
Dr. Lungu holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Law from the University of Witwatersrand, an LLM in Commercial Law-International Trade Law (Cardiff Uni. UK), an LLM in International Human Rights Law (Notre Dame, USA), a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree, (University of Malawi) and a certificate in Parliamentary Drafting (International Law Institute, Uganda).
He is an appointed public notary and prescribed Legal Practitioner. He was called to the Malawi bar in 2003. He has litigation experience at both domestic and international settings including Courts of Malawi, South Africa, Zambia, Lesotho and Zimbabwe and also before international tribunals including the International Criminal Court and the African Court on Human and People’s Rights.
Dr. Lungu’s expertise includes contract and treaty negotiations and analysis, legal research and advisory, programme development or design and implementation.
His research interests are in the area of public international law, international human rights law, development law, international humanitarian law, international trade law and international criminal law.