Oil & Gas , Arbitration
Uche, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), is the founding Principal and Managing Partner of Alliance Law Firm with over 28 years’ experience in the legal industry – covering litigation, corporate commercial and arbitration. He is a multi-specialist with formal training in law and business management. His wide-ranging experience is constantly brought to bear in the resolution of clients’ issues. His proficiency at simplifying and proffering solutions to complex issues has been highly commended by the clients of the firm and peers. Indeed, he is ranked as a Top Lawyer by Chambers 500; and as Leading Lawyer in the IFLR 1000. He has been listed amongst the topmost integrity-driven professionals in Nigeria by the major newspapers – including The Guardian and Thisday.
Uche is a highly notable transaction Solicitor, Litigator and Arbitrator. He is also a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators (FCIArb) and has been involved as Counsel and Arbitrator in a number of domestic and international arbitrations under the ICC, LCIARB, and LMA Rules. He is a notable contributor to the IMF/World Bank Doing Business Guide publications, and the author of Class Actions in Nigeria – a pioneer local book on the subject in Nigeria.
He is consistently recommended as a leading lawyer in the legal directories for oil and gas, commercial litigation and arbitration.
He has routinely conducted important cases at the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, Federal High Court, National Industrial Court, States High Court and arbitration and mediation references. He has peer – reviewed published articles in different areas of the law and has also co-facilitated several seminars. He is currently a Technical Adviser to the FSS2020 High Level Legal Working Group Project.
ALLIANCE LAW FIRM is a dynamic partnership registered under the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
With a seamless blend of industry-recognised partners, consultants and other lawyers, operating from three offices spanning 3 key commercial centres of Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt, Nigeria, our capacity to provide value-added legal services to our clients’ needs has seen our stock in the industry grow considerably. We offer our clients the broadest mix of cognate skills and depth of expertise drawn from decades of experience in corporate commercial transactions (both local and cross-border) and dispute resolution. Our up-to-date awareness, participation in local, international commercial developments, and technology enables us to adopt forward-facing approaches to legal issues referred to us. The Firm is focused on constantly seeking ways of improving its suite of offerings with a view to constantly aligning its legal solutions with clients’ commercial objectives.
The Firm has been ranked amongst the notable law firms in Nigeria. The 2015 edition of the International Financial Law Review (“IFLR”) 1000 currently recommends the firm in its “Financial and Corporate” category. The firm is also recognised as a “Recommended Law Firm” in the 2014 and 2015 editions of IFLR 1000 and received the 2014 ESQ / Legal Blitz Award for the “Corporate Restructuring Firm of the Year”. It was voted as the Business Law Firm of the Year in Nigeria in 2012, by the Corporate International of the United Kingdom.
In 2008, the firm was conferred with the award of “The Finest Capital Market Legal Consulting Firm in Nigeria” at the West African Direct Marketing Awards. The firm has also been recognized as one of the most integrity-driven organizations in Nigeria by major national newspapers, such as The Guardian, Thisday, and Business Day. It has also been acknowledged by the World Bank/ ITF as a notable contributor to their global Doing Business Guide publications for several years.
Our vision is to be a world class, full-service Nigerian law firm distinguished by its optimal service offerings and partnership with its clients.
To provide optimal legal services professionally leveraging skilled workforce and technology
Our approach incorporates a rich blend of traditional legal practice with the dynamism required to adequately respond to constantly evolving business environment in offering bespoke legal services.
Integrity, Honesty, Trust, Confidence, Professionalism, Dynamism, Teamwork and Value creation