Eliaser Nekwaya

Junior Advocate

Eliaser Nekwaya

Contact Information

  • Tell: +264 61 236 771

    Fax: +264 61 230 162

  • enekwaya@iway.na

  • 2nd Floor, Namlex Chambers | No. 333 Independence Avenue Windhoek, Namibia

Date called to the Bar: August 2017

Eliaser has a wide-ranging constitutional and administrative law practice. He also practices in the areas of commercial and corporate law from time to time. Predominantly Eliaser is a motion practitioner. He practices mainly in the High Court and Supreme Court of Namibia. Eliaser also has a general interest in labour law and practice.

Eliaser is a Court-Connected mediator of the High Court of Namibia and also act as a part-time arbitrator of labour disputes in the Office of the Labour Commissioner.

Before joining the Bar, Eliaser served as an attorney in the Government Attorney’s office where he practiced both constitutional and administrative law litigation.

Eliaser lectured part-time with the Faculty of Law at UNAM.

Education

• 2018 LLM (Corporate law) - University of South Africa

• 2012 LLB (Hons) - University of Namibia

• 2010 B. Juris - University of Namibia

Memberships

  • Council member: Law Society of Namibia - Present
  • Governance Council Member: Namibia Lawyers Association 2017 to 2018
  • Member of the Law Society’s Standing Committee on Civil Litigation 2013 to 2018

Important Decisions

  • Minister of Finance v Hollard Insurance Company of Namibia Limited (HC-MD-CIV-MOT-GEN-2018/00227) [2018] NAHCMD 294 (20 September 2018)
  • Wapulile v Chairman, Ohangwena Communal Land Board N.O (A 265/2013) [2013] NAHCMD 340 (15 November 2013). Available here
  • Woker Freight Services (Pty) Ltd v Commissioner for Customs and Excise and Others 2016 (2) NR 450 (SC)
  • Maletzky v The Electoral Commission of Namibia 2015 (2) NR 571 (HC)
  • Kambazembi Guest Farm CC v Minister of Lands and Resettlement (SA 74-2016) [2018] NASC (27 July 2018)
  • Rashed v The Inspector-General of the Namibian Police (HC-MD-CIV-MOT-GEN-2018/00130) [2018] NAHCMD 165 (13 June 2018)
  • Timotheus v Abed (CA 34/2017) [2018] NAHCMD 130 (17 May 2018)
  • Soltec CC v Swakopmund Super Spar (I 160/2015) [2018] NAHCMD 251 (20 August 2018)
  • National Union of Namibian Workers v Kasuto (HC-MD-CIV-MOT-GEN-2017/00318) [2017] NAHCMD 306 (26 October 2017)