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Okey Egbuchu

Managing Partner

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Okey Egbuchu started his career as a litigator.  He practiced briefly as a federal prosecutor between 1992 and 1993 and thereafter as a civil, commercial and maritime litigator in the then law firm of Ukpong & Omotoso (now CLP Legal) where he rose to partner in Year 2001. He was appointed Managing Partner in April 2019.

Energetic and versatile, Okey Egbuchu expanded his expertise and advised many clients both Nigerian and multinationals on Project Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate Structuring and Restructuring, Infrastructure and PPPs, Oil and Gas, Data Protection, Real Property, Tourism and Hospitality.

He is a member of Council of the NBA Section on Business Law, the immediate past Chairman of its Travel Tourism and Hospitality Committee, a member of its Energy, Infrastructure, Banking and Finance Committees. In Year 2018, he served as the Chairman of the Conference Planning Committee of the 12th Annual Business Law Conference of the NBA Section on Business Law which held at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja.

Education

B.L. Nigerian Law School, 1992

LL.B. (Hons), University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1991

WASC ‘O’ Level, Federal Government College, Sokoto, 1986

Membership of Professional Bodies

Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), International Bar Association, NBA Section on Business Law

Practice Areas

Banking; Project Finance; Capital Market; Corporate Restructuring; Construction, Infrastructure and PPPs; Oil and Gas; Commercial Litigation; Tourism and Hospitality.