Kenyan Lawyer Lucy Kambuni has been elected to the Advisory Committee on Nomination of ICC judges.
Kambuni was elected during Assembly of States Parties meeting held at The Hague, Netherlands.
She is a Senior Counsel who operates under L M Kambuni and Associates Advocates and she was part of the legal team that represented IEBC during the two presidential petitions in 2017.
Kambuni has been in the law industry for over 30 years. She has also held various key positions in both public and private sectors.
In 2015, President Kenyatta appointed her to be the Lead Assisting counsel in the Commission of Inquiry that handled the petition to suspend the County Government of Makueni.
She also worked at the Attorney General office in 2012 where she was a member of the working committee that advised the Kenyan government on the case filed at the International Criminal Court involving 6 Kenyan citizens.
Kambuni was also the first woman to be elected the Vice-Chairperson of the Law Society of Kenya in the year 2005.
Lucy is heading to the Hague based court at a time ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is seeking to revive the Kenyan cases.
In November, Bensouda said that she was receiving new evidence on the Kenyan cases and was contemplating reviving them.
The Kenyan cases had been vacated by the Hague based court in April 2016.