Professor Hakeem Yusuf is Professor of Global Law at the University of Derby. He is best known for his work on judicial accountability in post-authoritarian societies. His work in this regard has moved the theme of judicial accountability into the theory and praxis of transitional justice. Hakeem is also known for his work on how colonial rule of law has impacted and continues to shape law and governance in post-colonial Commonwealth countries. He has won awards and international recognition for his work including the prestigious John T. Saywell Prize for Canadian Constitutional Legal History 2015. Hakeem has consulted for governments including those of the United States and Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar. He has also consulted for non-governmental organisations like the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, South Africa.