Hon. Lady Justice Chilombo Bridget Maka is the Judge-in-Charge of the Lusaka High Court, Commercial Division. She was appointed Judge of the High Court on 17th January, 2014. Justice Maka holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Zambia. She was admitted to the bar in 2001.
Prior to her current appointment, Justice Phiri served as the Registrar of the High Court and Director of Court Operations from 2012 to 2014. Justice Phiri served as a Deputy Director, Court Operations from 2008 to 2012. She also served as Principal Resident Magistrate from 2005 to 2008, Senior Resident Magistrate from 2003 to 2005, Resident Magistrate from 2001 to 2003 and Magistrate Class II 1999 to 2001.
During the time she served as Registrar of the High Court, Justice Maka also served as Secretary to the Judicial Service Commission and Council of Law Reporting, a statutory body established under Chapter 46 of the Laws of Zambia.
Justice Maka is a member of the Zambia Association of Women Judges, International Association of Women Judges and Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges Association.