TLC Boosts Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Practice with Okechukwu Umemuo as Partner
1 July 2020
The Law Crest LLP is pleased to announce Okechukwu Umemuo’s admission as a Partner of the Firm effective from July 1, 2020.
Okey who joined the firm in December of 2017, has a strong track record as both a trial and appellate lawyer. He has extensive experience representing leading Nigerian and multinational businesses across various courts in Nigeria and arbitral tribunals in connection with a wide variety of disputes and has recorded sterling achievements as the Head of the Advocacy, Dispute Resolution & Tax Practice of the Firm in the past two and a half years
Okey has distinguished himself as an astute and proficient litigator and arbitrator with an uncommon focus and practical approach to achieving results and has been described variously, as meticulous, dexterous, extremely knowledgeable of the law and having an uncanny ability to simplify thorny legal issues.
He holds a Master of Laws from the Obafemi Awolowo University and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Uyo. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK (Nigeria Branch)- FCIArb UK.
The Managing Partner, Anthony Nwaochei while expressing his delight in welcoming Okey to the partnership had this to say – “Okey is an outstanding advocate anyone would want on his side and has exhibited leadership qualities, team spirit and a willingness to take ownership of responsibilities assigned to him and I have no doubt he will be a valuable addition to the Partnership.”
The Law Crest LLP is a foremost full-service Nigerian law firm representing some of the biggest players in the various segments of the Nigerian economy with a tradition of excellence and client satisfaction.