Hon. Mrs. Justice Ruth Hachitapika Chibbabbuka is a Judge of the High Court. She was appointed to the High Court on 7th March, 2019. Justice Chibbabbuka holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Zambia and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legislative Drafting from the Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education. She was admitted to the bar in 1998.
Prior to her current appointment, Justice Ruth Chibbabbuka, served as Senior Research Advocate in the Judiciary from 2013 to 2019. From 2009 to 2013, Justice Chibbabbuka served in various positions at Barclays Bank Zambia these include Conformance Manager from 2010 to 2011, Legal Counsel from 2009 to 2010 and Manager, Centralized Securities from 2007 to 2009. Justice Chibbabbuka served as Assistant Legal Counsel at Finance Bank from 2003 to 2006 and Assistant Legal Counsel at Shamwana and Company from 1998 to 2003.
Justice Chibbabbuka is a member of the Bread of Life Church International and the Children’s Ministry at Bread of Life Church International.
She is a member of the Zambia Association of Women Judges.