Who’s Who

Artis Kakonge


Artis was called to the Bar in 2006 and is a practising barrister at Garden Court Chambers, one of the country’s largest multi-disciplinary sets of Chambers.

She is a family law practitioner with a court heavy practice and maintains an international practice that covers legal research and advisory work on international law, development policy and human rights with particular emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa. She is also a certified civil mediator.

Currently she is joint head of the Pupillage and Mentoring Committee at Garden Court Chambers, which is responsible for organising training in advocacy, drafting and professional ethics for pupil barristers.

Prior to coming to the Bar, she worked in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, carrying out trial preparation and legal research and advisory work on public international law, comparative criminal justice and gender-specific violence.

Having lived and worked in an international environment in several countries in Africa, Europe and North America, she is experienced in working with people from diverse backgrounds.

Programmes and courses delivered

Artis delivers various programmes and courses for fresh, including: