Nomsa Chizhowezha

Barrister

Called 2017

Middle Temple

Education

Very Competent, Bar Professional Training Course, BPP Law.

Distinction, LLM in Professional Legal Practice

First Class, LLB from Anglia Ruskin University.

Background

Nomsa completed her pupillage at a set in Northampton and joined Chambers in July 2020. Following her studies, she worked as a County Court Advocate appearing before District Judges in Landlord and Tenant, Debt recovery, Mortgage repossession and small claims hearings.

She use to also work for an investment firm in Cyprus as a Compliance officer where she was responsible for the regulatory compliance of the firm.

Civil


Nomsa’s previous experience as a County Court Advocate ensures she is best placed to be able to take instructions in all manner of Civil Law cases. She has obtain experience in matters including Landlord and Tenant, Mortgage repossession claims, Debt recovery, RTA and other small claims hearings.

Crime


As a junior member of our Criminal Team, Nomsa is able to accept instructions in Magistrates Court trials in all types of offences and matters in the Crown Court that include appeals against sentence and conviction. She has also been instructed on behalf of the Crown Prosecution Service as an agent, prosecuting their Magistrates Court lists.

Family


Family Law is Nomsa’s principle practice area and she is regularly instructed to appear in both private law and public law proceedings. She has dealt with cases including contested ICO and EPO hearings as well as Case Management Conferences and Directions Hearings on behalf of the Local Authority and representing the parents. She has also dealt with numerous Child Arrangement proceedings from inception through to conclusion at a Final Hearing.

Family Law is the main area in which Nomsa wishes to build her practice as her seniority increases.