Chiagozie is the Managing Partner at Streamsowers & Köhn. He also heads the Firm’s Energy and Natural Resources and Legislative Advocacy Groups. Chiagozie graduated from the University of Cambridge, England in 1986 and initially trained as a Marketing Management Trainee with Unilever Plc in the United Kingdom. He was called to the Nigerian Bar as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1991. Chiagozie was also a United Kingdom Government Chevening Scholar at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy of the University of Dundee, Scotland.
He has acquired extensive experience as a solicitor providing clients with a wide range of legal advisory and consultancy support. He is today regarded as being in the top rank of Nigerian solicitors, combining intellectual depth with commercial nous. Chiagozie has dealt extensively with issues of Nigerian Foreign Investment and Corporate Law, General Commercial Law, Oil and Gas, Environmental Law, Mining Law, Construction Law and Taxation.
Chiagozie has acted as team leader in several notable energy transactions, one of which was the listing of an oil and gas company on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange in 2012, which was the largest listing at the time.
Chiagozie is a member of the Section on Energy and Natural Resources Law of the International Bar Association and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.
Etigwe Uwa, SAN FCIArb. is the Partner in charge of the Dispute Resolution Practice of the Firm. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1990 and is regarded as a fine litigator, whose reputation has been founded on intensive experience of the Nigerian court system at all levels. Etigwe was conferred with the rank of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (the equivalent of the Queen’s Counsel UK), in 2010.
His litigation and arbitration experience span a wide range of areas including commercial disputes, international trade, oil and gas, telecommunications, company law, maritime and aviation, intellectual property, employment, personal injury, construction, trade disputes, insurance, taxation, banks and other financial institutions. He also has an established reputation as an authority on Nigerian aviation law.
Etigwe is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK and a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.
Tamuno heads the Firm’s Corporate and Commercial Practice and Infrastructure and Privatisation Group. He was admitted as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1995.
Tamuno is an experienced and versatile lawyer combining outstanding experience as a solicitor engaged in Commercial and Corporate Law and Practice, Project Finance, Energy and Natural Resources Law, with a significant record of Civil Litigation. He has advised local and foreign financial institutions in several multi-million dollar credit facilities. He has demonstrated excellence in providing effective legal solutions to issues arising from commercial transactions.
Tamuno is a member of the Capital Markets Solicitors Association, the Rules and Compliance Sub-Committee of the Capital Markets Committee and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.
Adeyinka is a Partner at Streamsowers & Köhn, where he also plays an integral role as the Firm’s Head of Chambers. Adeyinka was admitted as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1991 and has since garnered unbroken and intensive experience in Civil Litigation and Arbitration. He has appeared before several courts and tribunals across Nigeria, at first instance and appellate levels, representing many clients in complex civil and commercial disputes.
Adeyinka’s practice has spanned Corporate and Commercial Law, Taxation, Wills and Administration of Estates, Labour and Employment Law, Insurance, Maritime Law and Admiralty including the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards.
A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, (UK), Adeyinka is also a member of the International Centre for Commercial Arbitration.
Chinasa is a team leader in the Firm’s Infrastructure and Privatization Practice and also heads the Aviation Practice at Streamsowers & Köhn. She has been involved in the review of the power industry template contracts and advised on proposed Greenfield power projects and is currently advising a company seeking to obtain an embedded generation licence. She is a seasoned litigator and arbitrator and has represented multinational corporations in several litigation and arbitration proceedings.
She was part of the team responsible for drafting the Civil Aviation Act and the subsequent declarations made by Nigeria in pursuance of the Cape Town Convention.
In addition to being a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, (UK), Chinasa is also a member of the International Aviation Women’s Association.
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