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Chinedum Umeche

Chinedum Umeche

Chinedum Umeche is a seasoned dispute resolution expert, with years of experience handling commercial litigation and arbitration matters for a wide spectrum of domestic and international clients across several industries including energy, financial services, FMCG and telecommunications.

 He joined the firm’s Litigation, Arbitration & ADR Practice Group in 2010 and rose through the ranks to become a Senior Associate in 2016. He was later appointed Team Leader in January 2017, a position he retained until his admission into partnership.

He has published several articles on a wide range of legal issues in reputable international and domestic law journals, including the Commonwealth Law Bulletin and Arbitration International, the flagship journal of the London Court of International Arbitration. Since 2018, he has been ranked in the “Next Generation” lawyer category of The Legal 500 – a leading global research, ranking and publishing firm.

 Chinedum has earned the respect of his clients and has been described as a lawyer with “very strong dispute resolution skills and a strong sense of urgency”.

 He enjoys his leisure time with family and friends and also loves writing, as well as reading interesting law and non-law pieces.


  • Ebonyi State University (LL.B)

  • Nigerian Law School (B.L)


  • Litigation, Arbitration & ADR

  • Corporate & Commercial Law


  • Nigeria Bar Association

  • International Bar Association

  • London Court of International Arbitration – Young International Arbitration Group

  • Board of Reporters, Institute of Transnational Arbitration, USA

  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK

  • International Chamber of Commerce -Young Arbitrators Forum

  • Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA)

  • Amnesty International