Hon. Mr. Justice Bonaventure Chakwawa Mbewe is a Judge of the High Court, Commercial Division. He was appointed to the High Court on 7th March, 2019. Justice Mbewe holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Zambia. He was admitted to the bar in April 1990.
Prior to his current appointment, Justice Mbewe served as the Head of Legal, Compliance and Fraud & Investigations at Atlas Mara from 2017 to 2019. Justice Mbewe served as Head of Legal & Compliance at Barclays Bank Zambia Plc from 2004 to 2017 and Senior Legal Counsel from 1996 to 2004. He also served as Company Secretary at ZCF Insurance Services Ltd from 1994 to 1996 and Assistant Legal Counsel from 1990 to 1994. Justice Mbewe also served as an Advocate at Ellis and Company in 1990.
Justice Mbewe previously served as the Chairperson of the National Pension Scheme Authority Staff Pension Trust Fund and the Finance Bank Zambia Plc/Atlas Mara Staff Pension Trust Fund. He also served as a Trustee of the Barclays Bank Pension Fund and Buyantanshi Pension Fund as well as member of the Jesuit Development Trust Fund.
Justice Mbewe is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.