Hon. Mrs. Justice Elita Phiri Mwikisa is a Judge of the High Court. She was appointed Judge of the High Court on 4th March, 2010. Justice Mwikisa holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Zambia and a Master of Laws from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. She was admitted to the bar in 1988.
Prior to her current appointment, Justice Mwikisa served as Corporation Secretary for the National Airports Corporation Limited. Justice Mwikisa also served as Deputy Board Secretary at the Zambia National Tender Board from 2004 to 2006. She served at the Zambia Investment Centre as Legal Counsel and Legal Services Manager from 2001 to 2004 and 2000 to 2001, respectively. Justice Mwikisa also served in the Ministry of Justice from 1994 to 2000 as a State Advocate in the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, State Advocate in the Attorney General’s Chambers and Senior State Advocate in the Attorney General’s Chambers.
She is a member of the Zambia Association of Women Judges.