Chinenye is a member of the Firm’s Corporate and Commercial Law Practice. She has garnered experience and advised clients in various aspects of Corporate and Commercial Law including corporate governance, intellectual property law, and taxation. She has also structured various complex business transactions.

Chinenye has extensive experience in capital raising transactions in and outside Nigeria, and she currently leads the Firm’s Capital Markets, Securities and Finance Unit. She recently led the team that acted as solicitors to the issue in a public offer by book building for a company in the oil and gas sector to the tune of Twenty Billion Naira.

Chinenye acted as lead transaction counsel in the issuance of a N50,000,000,000.00 (Fifty Billion Naira) Green Bond floated by Municipality Waste Management Contractors Limited, an environmental impact investment aimed at improving the socio-economic landscape of Lagos, and the first of its kind in Nigeria.

She also played a key role in:

  • The dispute resolution between an international gas company and the Federal Government at an international arbitration in the United Kingdom;
  • The dispute resolution between aggrieved Nigerians and two major telecommunication companies in Nigeria for an alleged breach of contract involving an unsolicited migration from Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) to Global System Mobile (GSM);
  • Legal documentation of a joint venture between multinational waste management companies and  indigenous waste management companies;
  • Dispute resolution between a multinational oil company and a renowned indigenous company in the aviation sector over an alleged breach of contract in the supply of air transportation services; and
  • Structuring an equipment finance lease for an oil drilling equipment to the tune of over $900,000 (Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars) between a United States based company and an indigenous oil company.
University of Lagos, LL.M. 2018
Nigerian Law School, B.L. 2012
University of Jos, LL.B. (Hons.) 2011
Probitas Partners LLP 2016
Obono, Obono & Associates 2013 – 2015
Punuka Attorneys & Solicitors (Intern) 2012

Nigeria Bar Association

Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN)

  1. The Effect of the Proposed Value Added Service Regulation of the Nigerian Communication Commission, on Small and Medium Enterprises
  1. Appellate Jurisdiction of the National Industrial Court: A Review of Skye Bank Plc v. Victor Anaemem Iwu