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Hon. Judge Butamo. K. Phillip

Hon Justice Butamo Kasuka Phillip, holds a Master of Laws (LL. M) degree in

Internationaland Comparative Law from Chicago – Kent College of Law, USA

and Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.Hons) degree from the University of Dar es Salaam,

Tanzania. Prior to her appointment as a Judge of  the High Court of Tanzania, She

was a Deputy Permanent Secretary at Vice President’s Office (Union affairs and

Environment) Justice Phillip has been in legal practice since 1992. She has worked

as a State Attorney at the Ministry of Constitutional Affairs and Justice, Legal Officer

a the  National Bank of Commerce and as a Private Advocate, engaging in consultancy

and litigation, mainly in civil case, commercial cases, labour and corporate matters,

arbitration and mediation, and human rights issues. She has served as a board member

of Kagera Regional Tax Revenue Appeal Board, Tanzania Communication Regulatory

Authority (TRA) and a member of the Fair Competition Tribunal (FTC) Justice Phillip

is a Certified Director in accordance with the standards of the Institute of Directors

in Tanzania (IoDT) and has been a member of the Tanganyika Law Society- (TLS), East

Africa Law Society  (AELS). International Bar Association-(IBA), the Panel of Arbitrators

of the National Construction Council and associate member of the  Institute of Arbitrators.

She is also a member of the Tanzania Women Judges Association (TAWJA),International

of Women Judges (IAWJ) and Tanzania Women Lawyers Association (TAWLA)