Prof. Ikechi Mgbeoji

Prof. Ikechi Mgbeoji

Managing Partner



Areas of Practice

  • Electricity/Energy
  • Trademarks
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Employment/Labour
  • Securities
About

Ikechi Mgbeoji, LL.M., J.S.D.,

Dr. Ikechi Mgbeoji is the Managing Partner of the firm. A highly experienced litigator and arbitrator, Ikechi has been in legal practice for several decades. His expertise is in Litigation, Energy law, and Capital Markets Transactions. Ikechi is also a professor at Canada’s Osgoode Hall Law School, in Toronto. A renowned scholar and practitioner, Ikechi is also a consultant to several agencies.

Education

J.S.D. (Dalhousie University) Summa cum laude

LL.M., (Dalhousie University) summa cum laude

B.L., (Lagos)

LL.B., (Nigeria)

Job Experience

2003-Date Blackfriars LLP

1998-2003, Partner & Head of Litigation, F.O. Akinrele & Co.,

1993-1998, Associate, F.O. Akinrele& Co.,

1992-1993, Associate, Chuka Okoli & Associates

Professional Membership
  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • International Trademark Association

Honors and Awards

  • Governor-General of Canada Academic Gold Medal
  • Killam Scholar

Bar Admissions

  • Nigeria
  • Ontario