Brian Chigawa

Director Legal and Corporate Affairs, COMESA


Brian Chigawa is a lawyer in the service of COMESA as Director, Legal and Corporate Affairs/Legal Counsel. Before joining COMESA, he worked in the Attorney General’s Chambers of the Republic of Malawi as Deputy Chief State Advocate.

Brian holds a Masters Degree in Law from the University of Warwick (United Kingdom) and several undergraduate and post graduate qualifications from several universities including the University of Malawi (Chancellor College), the University of London (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Oxford university (St. Johns College) and the University of North Texas.

He has extensive experience in international trade law and investment law and has also worked extensively in the area of Governance, Peace and Security. He has also extensive experience in litigation at national and international and national levels.