Dr. Victor Lando, MCIarb, was appointed dean of the Riara school of law on 1st September 2022. Dr. Lando is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree from the University of Nairobi, a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Human Rights and Democratisation from the University of Pretoria, and a Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree, also earned from the University of Pretoria. He is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has over fifteen years of experience in the legal sector with a specialty in human rights, regional integration within the EAC Treaty framework, humanitarian and refugee law as well as constitutional law, technology law and intellectual property law. Dr. Lando has served in several reputable organisations including the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR), the International Rescue Committee (IRC), and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). He has consulted for institutions such as the National Gender and Equality Commission of Kenya (NGEC), the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) the Kenyan Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs (MoJNCCA), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the International Rescue Committee (IRC), the Society for International Development (SID) and the CRADLE –the Children’s foundation. He also serves as a human rights expert within the UNDP’s panel of experts and has written extensively on the subject of regional integration, human rights and good governance. Dr.Lando is currently a Partner at the firm of Kamau, Lando and Associates LLP (www.kamaulando.co.ke ) and serves as a Senior Lecturer at the Riara Law School, Nairobi, where he teaches among others, Constitutional Law, Public International Law , Human Rights Law , Criminal Law as well as Legal Research and Writing.