Mr Jallow is a Lawyer and holds an LLB (Hons) Degree from the University of Buckingham, United Kingdom (2006). He has completed Postgraduate Studies with the Kenya School of Law ( 2012).
He worked as a Legal Intern for the United Nations Special Court for Sierra Leone (2008) where he focused on legal research and analysis, for the Appeals Chamber of the Court, on issues pertaining to International Criminal and Humanitarian Law.
In July 2010, Mr Jallow was awarded a fellowship by the European Union to work with the International Criminal Court at The Hague, Netherlands. At the ICC, he focused mainly on Victims’ Rights before the court, first with the Immediate Office of the Registrar and later with the Office of Public Counsel for Victims.
He has served his country as a State Prosecutor at the Attorney General Chambers and Ministry of Justice of The Gambia (2010 and 2011) where he was primarily responsible for giving legal advice to the State and prosecuting criminal matters before the subordinate courts.
In October 2011, Mr Jallow was chosen to serve as Chairperson of a Taskforce and assist in implementing recommendations for Reform of the Juvenile Justice System in The Gambia.
He has publicly spoken and written to promote Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law.This is Malick’s second stint with IHRDA having previously worked here in 2011 as a Trial Monitor.
Mr Jallow is a Muslim.