Hon. Mr. Justice Esau E. ChuluChairperson

Mr.Justice-Essau
Areas of Expertise
  • Law
  • Advocacy
Education

London School of Economics and Political Science
Masters in Law (LLM)

University of Zambia
Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB)

Justice Esau Elliot Chulu is the current Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ).

He was appointed Commissioner of the Electoral Commission of Zambia in December 2009, until 2015 when he was appointed Chairperson of the Commission. Prior to his appointment as Commissioner, he was an Advocate of the High Court and the Supreme Court of Zambia.

He has held several high profile positions including: High Court Judge, Judge in Charge of both Commercial and General Lists at the High Court, Lusaka Member of the Editorial Board of Council of Law Reporting, Chairperson of the Bar/Bench Committee, Chairperson of the Legal Aid Board and Chief Legal Counsel for Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Limited (ZCCM).

Justice Chulu has also served as Lecturer in Professional Conduct and Ethics at the Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education (ZIALE). He is a member of the Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges Association (CMJA).

His academic credentials include a Masters in Law (LLM) obtained from the London School of Economics and Political Science in the United Kingdom. He also holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) obtained from the University of Zambia.

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