Esi Schimming-Chase

Senior Counsel

Esi Schimming-Chase

Contact Information

  • Tell: +26461255395

  • echase@iway.na

  • Promenaden Chambers | 170-172 Promenaden Road | Eros | Windhoek, Namibia

Date called to the Bar: July 2003
Date of Silk: July 2017

Esi has a wide ranging general commercial, constitutional and administrative law practice, predominantly as a trial and motion practitioner, and also in the arbitration and dispute resolution fields.

She has previously served as acting judge of the High Court of Namibia and has sat as an arbitrator in diverse commercial and tax disputes.

Esi has also served as Chair of the Council Namibian Society of Advocates the years 2016 and 2017.

Before joining the Bar, Esi inter alia served as legal officer in the office of the Attorney-General of Namibia where she specialised in public international law and represented the Office both regionally and internationally.

Education

1992 LLB (Hons) – Coventry University UK

1994 Called to Bar (UK) Barrister-at- Law (Middle Temple Inns of Court)

1998 Called to Bar- Saint Lucia West Indies