Profile


G. Mbanugo Udenze holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of Nigeria in 1986, a Notary Public, a member and the National Legal Adviser of the Nigerian Environmental Society (NES). He worked in the law firm of Godfrey K. J. Amachree and Co.; a firm of legal practitioners. He rose to the position of Senior Counsel before he founded this firm in 1992. He has several years of experience in commercial law practice and litigation. He has built a strong experiential base in large financial transactions and corporate compliance following long-term company secretarial and legal representative roles in financial service, the oil & gas servicing industry and in the equipment leasing/hire-purchase sector. Mbanugo is also a key player in our oil and gas practice, with experience and deep industry knowledge facilitated by attending diploma programmes at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, Dundee, UK. He is a recognised expert in alternative dispute resolution with corporate experience in arbitration, mediation and conciliation. Mbanugo maintains excellent networks across the profession; He is a trustee of Civil Rights Concerns (CRC), a non-governmental organization at the vanguard of human and environmental rights. He is an Associate member of the Chartered Institution of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN).


Education


• LLB (Hons), University of Nigeria, 1986
• Nigeria Law School
• Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, Dundee, UK (Dip. Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy)


Professional Qualifications and Associations


• Fellow, Institute of Arbitrators, UK
• Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN)
• Member Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN)
• President of the Pension Lawyers Association of Nigeria
• Member of the Advisory Council on the Prerogative of Mercy, Anambra State Nigeria
• Former President of the National Association of Catholic Lawyers
• Member and the National Legal Adviser of the Nigerian Environmental Society (NES)

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