Barrister | Called 2017

Nomas Chizhowezha


Nomsa completed her pupillage at a set in Northampton and joined Chambers in July 2020. Following her studies, she worked for an investment firm in Cyprus as a Compliance officer where she was responsible for the regulatory compliance of the firm.

Her main area of practice is family law. She is a thorough and effective advocate who is constantly applauded for her level of detail in preparation and calmness in handling complex matters.

Nomsa has a friendly and gentle demeanour which helps clients feel listened to. She is often commended for the manner in which she handles vulnerable clients including those with severe learning and mental health difficulties including working alongside interpreters and intermediaries.

In addition to representing clients at hearings, Nomsa is available to provide advise both in conference and in writing on prospects of success, points of law and procedure.


  • Bar Professional Training Course, BPP Law (Very Competent)
  • Master of Law (LLM), Professional Legal Practice (Distinction)
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB), Anglia Ruskin University (First Class)

Nomsa‘s expertise

Family Law

Nomsa has experience acting for Local Authorities, parents and children in public law cases. She has conducted public law cases from an interim stage until the final hearing including fact-finding and multi-day hearings. Nomsa has experience in matters involving:

  • Neglect
  • Sexual abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • drug/alcohol misuse (FDAC)
  • non-accidental injuries
  • Adoption

Within private law, Nomsa regularly represents parents and children in matters of all levels of complexity, involving

  • domestic abuse
  • substance misuse
  • emotional harm
  • coercive and controlling behaviour
  • alienation and intractable contact disputes
  • parental mental health
  • neglect
  • parental alienation

Nomsa is also instructed in relation to non-molestation and occupation orders.


What a brilliant outcome and exactly what our client wanted. I am so very pleased for our client and cannot thank you enough for all of your hard work on this one. I hope to work together again soon. 

“… she was absolutely brilliant got my points across clearly although other parties were not understanding she was absolutely amazing and such a huge support to myself too .”

Professional Memberships
  • The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
  • West Midlands Family Law Bar Association 

Outside of work, Nomsa enjoys reading and travelling the world.