Her admission to a cadre of more than 800 senior legal practitioners from all corners of the globe was confirmed last week.
Bolabiu, a Suva-based former prosecutor, accepted an offer to be an addition to the ICC list of duty counsels.
“I was excited – I just thought, what a boost for the Pacific. What a boost for women lawyers, and yes, because I’m a product of the University of the South Pacific.”
Bolabiu said she was keen to see more Pacific lawyers put their hands up to serve at the Hague.