Khumbo Soko | Malawi
Khumbo is a first born in a family of three. He is a graduate of the Universities of Malawi and Warwick in Coventry, England where he was awarded a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Master of Laws degree in International Economic Law (with distinction) respectively. Khumbo has been admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Malawi since May 13, 2010. His areas of practice have included criminal law, unjust enrichment, constitutional and human rights law (with a focus on rights of LGBTI persons), labour and employment law, adoption law and corporate and business law. In November 2014 Khumbo founded the law firm of Soko & Co, based in Lilongwe, Malawi’s capital city specialised in commercial law litigation and advisory services in the business law, inter-Country adoptions, immigration, investment and legislative lobbying. He was elected President for the Malawi Law Society on February 25th 2017 which position he held until February, 2018. He had previously served as the Society’s Honorary Secretary from February, 2014 to February, 2017. Khumbo has been married to Hilda since November 1, 2014 and together they have a son, Muliko Chiharo and a daughter, Tazirwa Nyanyiwe.