By: Munyonzwe Hamalengwa  09-12-2011
Keywords: Law, Immigration


Munyonzwe Hamalengwa Barrister and Solicitor >Services

Munyonzwe Hamalengwa maintains a diverse litigation practice in  the areas of ,and International Human Rights Law. He has acted  and acts as  counsel tolawyers, professional engineers, nurses, doctors, for organizations like Black Inmate and Friends Assembly and individuals charged with all types of offences or have been wrongfully dismissed or victimized by government agencies.

Criminal Law

Munyonzwe Hamalengwa has defended all types of cases including murder, arson, fraud, theft, shoplifting, robbery, assaults, impaired driving, public mischief, etc. at both trial and appeal levels.

Between January 2006 and May 2007, Mr. Hamalengwa represented Richard Wills, a police officer who was charged with 1st degree murder of his girlfriend.

The following are some of the pre-trial  motions and judicial rulings involved in the case:

Young offenders:

CanLII) - 2007-03-05

Immigration Law

Munyonzwe Hamalengwa has helped thousands of clients since 1991, in all aspects of Canadian immigration and refugee law. He is completely familiar with the and every feature and practices of , and procedures.

He helps people with their refugee claims and hearings, Sponsorship of relatives, Humanitarian and Compassionate applications, business visas-investors, entrepreneurs, detention reviews and deportation appeals. His success rate on stay of removal applications is high.

His clientele comes from many parts of the world, including, Africa, Central and South America, Mexico, the United States, Asia and the Caribbean.

Most clients charged under the Criminal Code end up having immigration issues as well.


2001 FCA 235,[2001] 4 F.C. 495 Date: July 11, 2001

2001 FCT 300 (CanLII)



Constitutional law is the law that establishes, allocates and limits public power. The general issues in constitutional law in come under two general headings: , and the .

Most of Munyonzwe Hamalengwa's recent constitutional cases deal with racial profiling under the Criminal Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.


, 2004 CanLII 46666 (ON S.C.) - 2004-12-07

Ontario - Superior Court of Justice

racial profiling -

ticket -

customs -

evidence -


May 26, 2004.

Criminal law -- Offences -- Resistance or obstruction of a public officer or peace officer --  After refusing to identify himself, accused allegedly resisted arrest --  Accused found not guilty -- Arrest was unlawful.

Arrest  made arbitrarily, without reasonable and probable grounds and as a result of racial profiling, contrary to ss. 7, 9 and 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.--s. 10(b) violation unnecessary and serious.

International Law
International law has now internationalized many issues once of only domestic concern, eroding some traditional barriers of state sovereignty. Canada’s laws themselves are increasingly a hybrid of purely domestic regulations and laws implementing international obligations.
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Family Law

Munyonzwe Hamalengwa's family law cases include representing clients involved in Divorce, Separation, Custody, Support and Child Protection. This area of representation also crosses into Immigration law.

Civil Litigation

Munyonzwe Hamalengwa is expanding his civil litigation practice. This includes Wrongful Dismissal, Landlord and Tenant, Medical Malpractice, Wills and Estates, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, civil and class actions against public authorities like the police and immigration. If you are wronged, you should sue.

2005 CanLII 33575 (ON C.A.) -  2005-09-22

Ontario - Court of Appeal for Ontario

inference of racial profiling - protected by judicial immunity -  letter -  absolute privilege -  complaint


Munyonzwe Hamalengwa is also involved in national and
international consultancy in human rights, constitutionalism and governance. He can also act as an expert witness in racial profiling and immigration matters.


Keywords: Immigration, Law

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