Hon. Mr. Justice Mathew Kasonde Chisunka is the Judge-in-Charge of the High Court, Industrial Relations Division. He was appointed to the High Court on 16th March, 2016. Justice Chisunka holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Zambia and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Wales in the United Kingdom. He was admitted to the bar in 1983.
Prior to his current appointment, Justice Chisunka served as Deputy Chairperson of the Industrial Relations Court from 2014 to 2016. Before joining the Judiciary, Justice Chisunka worked for the Central Bank, Bank of Zambia, from 1986 to 2013 where he served as Legal Advisor and rose to the position of Bank Secretary.
Justice Chisunka Started his professional legal career as an Associate Advocate at MMW & Company, a law firm constituted by Messers Mungomba, Mwanakatwe and Wilombe in January, 1984, before joining the Central Bank in June, 1986.
Justice Chisunka once served as Chairperson of the Legal Committee of Central Governors of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).