Etigwe Uwa, SAN

Partner at Streamsowers & Köhn

Panelist

Etigwe Uwa, SAN

Partner at Streamsowers & Köhn

Etigwe Uwa, SAN is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (United Kingdom) and was conferred in April 2010 with the prestigious rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

He is the Partner in charge of the Dispute Resolution Practice of Streamsowers & Köhn, a full licensed Law firm in Nigeria. He was called to 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.

Mr. Uwa represents NNPC in the multibillion-dollar production sharing contract disputes with certain international oil companies, to mention but a few. He has recently been involved, both as counsel and arbitrator, in several international commercial arbitration matters.

He was the Nigerian contributor to the premier edition of the Law Business Research’s Getting the Deal Through publication on Arbitration in 2008, and he still contributes to the Getting the Deal Through publication on Enforcement of Foreign Judgments.

His depth of expertise in litigation and arbitration 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.