ABOUT Justice Moses Chinhengo

Panelist

Moses Chinhengo is a former Judge and has 16 years judicial experience acquired as a Judge of the High Courts of Zimbabwe and of Botswana. In the early part of his legal career, he served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and gained experience in negotiation and mediation through his
involvement in numerous bilateral and multilateral negotiations. In 1987, he led the Zimbabwe Delegation to a Conference on the Law of the Sea and the Preparatory Conference for the Sea-bed.
As a Judge, he presided on a regular basis and for a substantial period, over pre-trial mediation conferences, in the majority of which the parties were able to reach a settlement. He has substantial dispute resolution experience in diverse areas of law.
Moses Chinhengo is a founder member and Director of AIMA. He has conducted several arbitrations as a panel member of the Harare Commercial Arbitration Centre. In 1999 and 2010, he served on a committee appointed by the Zimbabwe government to draft the country’s
constitution. In 2012 and 2013 he was one of the three legislative draftspersons who drafted the 2013 Constitution of Zimbabwe. In his capacity as a Commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists (I.C.J) since 2009, he has served on I.C.J. fact-nding missions to Zambia, South Sudan, Kenya and Lesotho.