Tadala Peggy Chinkwezule is a Malawian Lawyer with over 10 years legal practice experience and a Notary Public admitted to practice as a notary in December 2019. She is a Legal Consultant and Researcher and has worked with diverse institutions.
She has practiced and has expertise in corporate law, corporate governance, contract, international trade and investments, trust law, estate planning, mergers and acquisition, labour law, tax law, trademarking, real estate, environmental law, privacy and data security, insolvency and has registered diverse companies and associations in Malawi.
Tadala previously worked as Legal Counsel at the Malawi Revenue Authority and as Senior Legal Aid Advocate for the Malawi Legal Aid Bureau. Further, she shadowed barristers and legal practitioners during her secondment at Edwin Coe LLP and the COMBAR at 3 Verulam Building during her time with the International Lawyers for Africa program in London, United Kingdom.
She holds a Master’s degree in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa from University of Pretoria, Bachelor of Laws Honours Degree (Upper Second Class) from University of Malawi, Certificate in Corporate Governance (RSA) and Certificate in Business Development and Entrepreneurship (RSA). She is a member of the Association of Young Arbitrators and the Commonwealth Lawyers Association.
She currently serves as Council Member of SADC Lawyers Association, Head of the Junior Lawyers Division for the Malawi Law Society, Board Member of the Digital Skills and Innovations Grants Committee of the Project implemented by the Public Private Partnership Commission and World Bank and is a Director of the Statutory Corporation NGO Board in Malawi. She is the immediate past President for the Women Lawyers Association of Malawi, former Vice President of Malawi Law Society and former President of YALI Association
She was recognized as the Women Lawyers Association Member of the Year in 2020 and Courtroom Mail 100 Women Lawyers of 2021.
She speaks English and French and Chichewa as a mother tongue.