Hon. Mr. Justice Palan Mulonda is a Judge of the Constitutional Court. He was appointed to the Constitutional Court on 11th March, 2016. Justice Mulonda holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Zambia and Master of International Law from the University of Lund in Sweden. He was admitted to the bar in 1995.
Prior to his current appointment, Justice Mulonda was the Ambassador of Zambia to the United States of America and Central America from 2012 to 2016. Justice Mulonda served as Director of the Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education (ZIALE) from 2009 to 2012 and as Vice Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission from 2007 to 2012. He has previously served as an Assistant Senior State Advocate, Civil Litigation – International Law and Agreements under the Attorney General’s Chambers from 1996 to 1998.
Justice Mulonda is the Founder Trustee of the Institute of Human Rights, Intellectual Property and Development Trust (HURID). He was also a Council Member of Environmental Council of Zambia, Law Association of Zambia and the International Bar Association.