Solomon Mbadiwe-


Solomon has been a partner with the Law Crest LLP since 2002. Prior to his current position, he was a Senior Associate with the firm of Adeniji Kazeem & Co. He was also previously Counsel at PC Mbadiwe & Co and C.D Inyang & Associates.

Solomon is a consummate advocate and is regularly consulted for advice and representation in commercial disputes on extensive range of issues including insolvency, receiverships and debt recovery, oil and gas, maritime, intellectual property, labour and employment relations and general litigation both at trial and appellate levels up to the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He also represents clients in arbitration proceedings.

He acts for local and foreign financial institutions in debt recovery and restructuring and is regularly appointed as a receiver/manager and has also acted as a liquidator. He is also a versatile IP and ICT practitioner and regularly advises on IP protection and infringement as well as on software licensing, implementation, infrastructure hosting and support services. 

He presently heads the Dispute Resolution Practice Team as well as the Intellectual Property and ICT Practice Team of the firm. In addition, he provides dispute resolution insights to every team across the firm.


1997- University of Ibadan- LLB (Hons)

1998- Nigeria Law School- BL


Nigerian Bar Association

International Bar Association

International Trademarks Association (INTA)

Capital Markets Solicitors Association

Business Recovery & Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria