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Chukwuemelie Ezenekwe

Chukwuemelie Ezenekwe

Chukwuemelie Ezenekwe, a dynamic Associate within the Banking and Finance practice at Banwo & Ighodalo. With a wealth of experience in corporate transactions, he specializes in the intricate realms of private equity, banking, and project finance. Chukwuemelie's expertise encompasses a wide spectrum, including debt, equity, and mezzanine finance, making him a versatile asset in the legal field.

His career is marked by outstanding achievements, notably his pivotal role in securing a remarkable US$200 million differentiated cash reserve requirement facility for a group of companies in the extractive industries sector. This achievement garnered the esteemed IFLR Project Finance Deal of the Year award, a testament to Chukwuemelie's expertise.

Beyond the boardroom, Chukwuemelie is a man of diverse interests. In his free time, he finds comfort in the written word, indulging in psychological books and captivating movies. He also shares his knowledge and passion through teaching, enriching the lives of others while continually expanding his own horizons.


  • University of Nigeria (LL.B)

  • Nigerian Law School (BL)


  • Banking and Finance


  • Nigerian Bar Association